Definition of Walnut

1. Noun. Nut of any of various walnut trees having a wrinkled two-lobed seed with a hard shell.

Generic synonyms: Edible Nut
Specialized synonyms: Black Walnut, English Walnut
Group relationships: Walnut Tree



2. Noun. Hard dark-brown wood of any of various walnut trees; used especially for furniture and paneling.
Substance meronyms: Walnut Tree
Generic synonyms: Wood

3. Noun. Any of various trees of the genus Juglans.

Definition of Walnut

1. 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.

2. 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.

Definition of Walnut

1. Noun. A hardwood tree of the genus ''Juglans''. ¹

2. Noun. The nut of the walnut tree. ¹

3. Noun. The wood of the walnut tree. ¹

4. Noun. (colour) A dark brown colour, the colour of walnut wood. ¹

5. Adjective. (colour) Having a dark brown colour, the colour of walnut wood. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Walnut

1. an edible nut [n -S]

Medical Definition of Walnut

1. 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 fraxinifolia), native in Transcaucasia. Black walnut, a North American tree (J. Nigra) valuable for its purplish brown wood, which is extensively used in cabinetwork and for gunstocks. The nuts are thick-shelled, and nearly globular. English, or European, walnut, a tree (J. Regia), native of Asia from the Caucasus to Japan, valuable for its timber and for its excellent nuts, which are also called Madeira nuts. Walnut brown, a deep warm brown colour, like that of the heartwood of the black walnut. Walnut oil, oil extracted from walnut meats. It is used in cooking, making soap, etc. White walnut, a North American tree (J. Cinerea), bearing long, oval, thick-shelled, oily nuts, commonly called butternuts. See Butternut. Origin: OE. Walnot, AS. Wealh-hnutu a Welsh or foreign nut, a walnut; wealh foreign, strange, n, a Welshman, Celt (akin to OHG. Walh, properly, a Celt, from the name of a Celtic tribe, in L. Volcae) + hnutu a nut; akin to D. Walnoot, G. Walnuss, Icel. Valhnot, Sw. Valnot, Dan valnod. See Nut, and cf. Welsh. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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