Definition of Juglans cinerea

1. Noun. North American walnut tree having light-brown wood and edible nuts; source of a light-brown dye.

Exact synonyms: Butternut, Butternut Tree, White Walnut
Terms within: Butternut
Group relationships: Genus Juglans, Juglans
Generic synonyms: Walnut, Walnut Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Juglans Cinerea

Judæa
Judæan
Judæans
Judæo-
Judæo-Christian
Judæus
Jugg
Juggalette
Juggalettes
Juggalo
Juggalos
Juggernaut
Juglandaceae
Juglandales
Juglans californica
Juglans cinerea (current term)
Juglans nigra
Juglans regia
Jugoslav
Jugoslavia
Jugoslavian
Jugoslavians
Jugoslavija
Jukes
Jul.
Jules
Jules Alfred Huot de Goncourt
Jules Feifer
Jules Verne

Literary usage of Juglans cinerea

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1. The Minnesota Horticulturist by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (1878)
"Juglans cinerea—Butternut. When grown in open ground throws out a low spreading top; is a hardy, rapid grower, and in all respects a desirable shade and ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"... and 3- Juglans cinerea, Linn., or butternut. Both species are indigenous to North America. The nuts, though occasionally used for expressing oil, ..."

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