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walnut
black walnut
Juglans nigra

wal·nut

 (wôl′nŭt′, -nət)
n.
1.
a. Any of several deciduous trees of the genus Juglans, having pinnately compound leaves and fruits with a rounded sticky husk that encloses an edible seed with a hard shell.
b. The nut or corrugated seed of any of these trees.
2. The hard, dark brown wood of any of these trees, used for gunstocks and in cabinetwork.

[Middle English walnot, from Old English wealhhnutu : wealh, Celt, foreigner; see Welsh + hnutu, nut.]

wal′nut adj.

walnut

(ˈwɔːlˌnʌt)
n
1. (Plants) any juglandaceous deciduous tree of the genus Juglans, of America, SE Europe, and Asia, esp J. regia, which is native to W Asia but introduced elsewhere. They have aromatic leaves and flowers in catkins and are grown for their edible nuts and for their wood
2. (Cookery) the nut of any of these trees, having a wrinkled two-lobed seed and a hard wrinkled shell
3. (Forestry) the wood of any of these trees, used in making furniture, panelling, etc
4. (Colours) a light yellowish-brown colour
adj
5. (Forestry) made from the wood of a walnut tree: a walnut table.
6. (Colours) of the colour walnut
[Old English walh-hnutu, literally: foreign nut; compare Old French noux gauge walnut, probably translation of Vulgar Latin phrase nux gallica (unattested) Gaulish (hence, foreign) nut]

wal•nut

(ˈwɔlˌnʌt, -nət)

n.
1. the edible nut of trees of the genus Juglans, of the North Temperate Zone.
2. the tree itself.
3. the wood of this tree, used in making furniture.
4. a somewhat reddish shade of brown, as that of the heartwood of the black walnut tree.
[before 1050; Middle English; Old English wealh-hnutu literally, foreign nut; see Welsh, nut]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.walnut - nut of any of various walnut trees having a wrinkled two-lobed seed with a hard shellwalnut - nut of any of various walnut trees having a wrinkled two-lobed seed with a hard shell
edible nut - a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
black walnut - American walnut having a very hard and thick woody shell
English walnut - nut with a wrinkled two-lobed seed and hard but relatively thin shell; widely used in cooking
walnut tree, walnut - any of various trees of the genus Juglans
2.walnut - hard dark-brown wood of any of various walnut treeswalnut - hard dark-brown wood of any of various walnut trees; used especially for furniture and paneling
walnut tree, walnut - any of various trees of the genus Juglans
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
3.walnut - any of various trees of the genus Juglanswalnut - any of various trees of the genus Juglans
walnut - nut of any of various walnut trees having a wrinkled two-lobed seed with a hard shell
genus Juglans, Juglans - type genus of the Juglandaceae
walnut - hard dark-brown wood of any of various walnut trees; used especially for furniture and paneling
California black walnut, Juglans californica - medium-sized tree with somewhat aromatic compound leaves and edible nuts
butternut, butternut tree, Juglans cinerea, white walnut - North American walnut tree having light-brown wood and edible nuts; source of a light-brown dye
black walnut, black walnut tree, Juglans nigra, black hickory - North American walnut tree with hard dark wood and edible nut
Circassian walnut, English walnut, English walnut tree, Juglans regia, Persian walnut - Eurasian walnut valued for its large edible nut and its hard richly figured wood; widely cultivated
nut tree - tree bearing edible nuts
Translations
جوزجَوْزجَوْزَهخَشَب الجَوْزشَجَرَة الجَوْز
орех
vlašský ořech
valnødvalnøddetræ
گردو
pähkinäsaksanpähkinä
orahorahovina
diófadió
valhnetavalhnotavalhnotutré
クルミ
호도
graikinis riešutasriešutmedis
riekstkoka-riekstkoksvalrieksts
nucă
oreh
valnöt
ถั่ววอลนัทมีเปลือกแข็ง รอยหยักและทานได้
cevizceviz ağacıceviz ağacı kerestesi
quả óc chó

walnut

[ˈwɔːlnʌt]
A. N (= nut) → nuez f; (= tree, wood) → nogal m
B. ADJ (= wooden) → de nogal
C. CPD walnut tree Nnogal m

walnut

[ˈwɔːlnʌt]
n
(= nut) → noix f
(= tree) → noyer m
(= wood) → noyer m
modif [desk, table, wardrobe] → en noyer walnut oilwalnut oil nhuile f de noix

walnut

n (= nut)Walnuss f; (= walnut tree)(Wal)nussbaum m; (= wood)Nussbaumholz nt, → Nussbaum m

walnut

[ˈwɔːlˌnʌt]
1. n (nut) → noce f; (tree, wood) → noce m
2. adj (furniture) → di noce; (cake) → di noci

walnut

(ˈwoːlnat) noun
1. a type of tree whose wood is used for making furniture etc.
2. the nut produced by this tree.
3. (also adjective) (of) the wood of the tree. a walnut table.

walnut

جَوْز vlašský ořech valnød Walnuss καρύδι nuez saksanpähkinä noix orah noce クルミ 호도 walnoot valnøtt orzech włoski noz грецкий орех valnöt ถั่ววอลนัทมีเปลือกแข็ง รอยหยักและทานได้ ceviz quả óc chó 胡桃
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