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Definition: European walnut
, n. [OE. walnot, AS. wealh-hnutu a Welsh or
foreign nut, a walnut; wealh foreign, strange, n., a
Welshman, Celt (akin to OHG. Walh, properly, a Celt, from the
name of a Celtic tribe, in L. Volcae) + hnutu a nut; akin to
D. walnoot, G. walnuss, Icel. valhnot, Sw. valn["o]t, Dan
valn["o]d. See Nut
, and cf. Welsh
The fruit or nut of any tree of the genus Juglans
the tree, and its timber. The seven or eight known species
are all natives of the north temperate zone.
Note: In some parts of America, especially in New England,
the name walnut is given to several species of hickory
), and their fruit.
, a tree (Juglans fraxinifolia
, a North American tree (Juglans nigra
valuable for its purplish brown wood, which is extensively
used in cabinetwork and for gunstocks. The nuts are
thick-shelled, and nearly globular.
, or European walnut
, a tree (Juglans regia
), native of Asia from the Caucasus to Japan,
valuable for its timber and for its excellent nuts, which
are also called Madeira nuts
, a deep warm brown color, like that of the
heartwood of the black walnut.
, oil extracted from walnut meats. It is used in
cooking, making soap, etc.
, a North American tree (Juglans cinerea
bearing long, oval, thick-shelled, oily nuts, commonly
. See Butternut