Definition of Juglans cinerea
1. Noun. North American walnut tree having light-brown wood and edible nuts; source of a light-brown dye.
Terms within: Butternut
Group relationships: Genus Juglans, Juglans
Generic synonyms: Walnut, Walnut Tree
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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, ..."