Definition of Butternut tree

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

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Butternut Tree

butterknife
butterknives
butterless
butterlike
butterman
buttermen
buttermilk
buttermilk biscuit
buttermilk pancake
buttermilks
buttermilky
butternut
butternut pumpkin
butternut squash
butternut squashes
butternut tree (current term)
butternuts
butteroil
butteroils
butters
butters up
butterscotch
butterscotches
butterscotchy
butterweed
butterweeds
butterwort
butterworts
buttery
buttery bar

Literary usage of Butternut tree

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1. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1895)
"Dow preached under the big butternut-tree in Mr. Smith's dooryard, and at the close of his sermon made an appointment to " preach in that same place, ..."

2. Notes on North America, Agricultural, Economical, and Social by James Finlay Weir Johnston (1851)
"butternut tree on calcareous soils.—Value of the land.—Poor land, what it means in a new country.—Windfalls.—Smith's Creek.—Influence of circumstances on ..."

3. Notes on North America, Agricultural, Economical, and Social by James Finlay Weir Johnston (1851)
"butternut tree on calcareous soils.—Value of the land.—Poor land, what it means in a new country.—Windfalls.—Smith's Creek.—Influence of circumstances on ..."

4. Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York by Oliver Lorenzo Barbour, New York (State). Supreme Court (1873)
"Inasmuch as the waters below the sluice at the butternut tree had flowed through this ditch past the school-house, and upon the plaintiff's laud, ..."

5. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, Luther Burbank Society (U.S.), John Whitson, Henry Smith Williams, Robert John (1915)
"... A butternut tree The butternut ls an indigenous tree, closely related to the black walnut. As a timber tree, it is inferior to the walnut, ..."

6. The Genesee Farmer (1859)
"THE butternut tree. ... we present a beautiful cut of the Grey- barked Walnut or butternut tree ..."

7. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1788 The butternut tree is sometimes so large as to measure ten feet in circumference. ... 1855 We stopped to lunch under a noble butternut tree.—Knick. ..."

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