walnut

A close-grained hardwood, light golden-brown to dark greyish-brown in colour with dark streaks and often with a rich grain pattern. Walnut took the place of oak as the most favoured wood for furniture-making c. 1660 until the introduction of mahogany in the 1720s. The European species was used for high-quality solid furniture in Tudor England, and …...
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Walnut

A walnut is that part of any tree of the genus Juglans (Family Juglandaceae), particularly the Persian or English walnut, Juglans regia used for food after being processed while green for pickled walnuts or after full ripening for its nutmeat. Nutmeat of the eastern black walnut from the Juglans nigra is less commercially available, as are buttern...
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Walnut

• (n.) The fruit or nut of any tree of the genus Juglans; also, the tree, and its timber. The seven or eight known species are all natives of the north temperate zone.
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walnut

<botany> The fruit or nut of any tree of the genus Juglans; also, the tree, and its timber. The seven or eight known species are all natives of the north temperate zone. ... In some parts of America, especially in new England, the name walnut is given to several species of hickory (Carya), and their fruit. Ash-leaved walnut, a tree (Juglans f...
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walnut

noun nut of any of various walnut trees having a wrinkled two-lobed seed with a hard shell
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Walnut

Wal'nut noun [ Middle English walnot , Anglo-Saxon wealh-hnutu a Welsh or foreign nut, a walnut; wealh foreign, strange, noun , a Welshman, Celt (akin to Old High German Walh , properly, a Celt, from the name of a Celtic tribe, in Latin Volcae ) + hnutu a nut;...
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walnut

A close grained hardwood with a rich grain pattern. Took the place of oak as the most favoured wood for furniture-making about c1660 and before the introduction of mahogany in the 1720s. Tudor england used the european species for high-quality solid furniture. European walnut became scarce after severe weathe rin france c1709, and the darker ameri....
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Walnut

A medium to dark hardwood used for furniture construction and veneering.
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walnut

any of about 20 species of deciduous trees constituting the genus Juglans of the family Juglandaceae, native to North and South America, southern ... [5 related articles]
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Walnut

Cross grained wood used for ornamental work.
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walnut

Deciduous tree, probably originating in southeastern Europe and now widely cultivated elsewhere. It can grow up to 30 m/100 ft high, and produces a full crop of edible nuts about 12 years after planting; the timber is used in furniture and the oil is used in cooking. (Genus Juglans r...
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Walnut

The type of wood most commonly used for gunstocks because of its combination of attributes: lightness and resilience to shock, its close grain, ease and predictability of working, stability, and its handsome appearance. Several different types of walnut are English/French/Circassian (Juglans Regia), American Black (Juglans Nigra), Bastogne and Clar...
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Walnut

The walnut (Juglans regia) is a tree of the family Juglandeae. It was introduced into Britain from Asia in the 15th century. It is a spreading tree and grows to a height of around 15 metres with a short bole which may grow to six metres in circumference and is covered with rugged grey bark. It bears fruit similar to a plum, the stone of which is ea...
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walnut

walnut, common name for some members of the Juglandaceae, a family of chiefly deciduous, resinous trees characterized by large and aromatic compound leaves. Species of the walnut family are indigenous mostly to the north temperate zone, but also range from Central America along the Andes to Argentin...
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walnut

[n] - hard dark-brown wood of any of various walnut trees 2. [n] - any of various trees of the genus Juglans 3. [n] - nut of any of various walnut trees having a wrinkled two-lobed seed with a hard shell
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