Definition of English walnut
1. Noun. Eurasian walnut valued for its large edible nut and its hard richly figured wood; widely cultivated.
Group relationships: Genus Juglans, Juglans
Generic synonyms: Walnut, Walnut Tree
2. Noun. Nut with a wrinkled two-lobed seed and hard but relatively thin shell; widely used in cooking.
Generic synonyms: Walnut
Group relationships: Circassian Walnut, English Walnut Tree, Juglans Regia, Persian Walnut
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Lexicographical Neighbors of English Walnut
Literary usage of English walnut
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1. Popular Science Monthly (1904)
"A hybrid between the English and the black walnut grows fully four times as fast as the English walnut; it bears little fruit. The seedlings from the fruit ..."
2. The Rumford Complete Cookbook by Lily Haxworth Wallace, Rumford Chemical Works (1908)
"English walnut Cake X cup butter. 1 level teaspoon cinnamon. 1 cup sifted powdered ^ teaspoon cloves. 6 egg yolks. 1 cup English walnuts, sugar. y& teaspoon ..."
3. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Great Exhibition, Robert Ellis (1851)
"Lady's writing-table, of English walnut-tree. Pedestal Davenport writing-desk ... Ornamental toilet glass, of English walnut-tree, in tho Elizabethan style. ..."
4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"LHB English walnut because the supply yearly reached America through England ... The extent of the present Persian or English walnut (J. recia) industry of ..."