Definition of Family Juglandaceae
1. Noun. Trees having usually edible nuts: butternuts; walnuts; hickories; pecans.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Juglandales, Order Juglandales
Member holonyms: Genus Juglans, Juglans, Carya, Genus Carya, Genus Pterocarya, Pterocarya
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Juglandaceae
Literary usage of Family Juglandaceae
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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"... L. Walnut family ( Juglandaceae ). Juglans; butternut; white walnut, Indigenous tree, 20 to i>0 feet in height, common in rich woods from New ..."
2. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"1204. Order Juglandales.—Trees, staminate flowers in aments. The walnut family (Juglandaceae, examples: walnut, butternut, etc. ..."
3. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"WALNUT FAMILY. Juglandaceae. Trees with compound, alternate-growing leaves, and staminate and pistillate flowers occurring on the same tree. ..."
4. The Volatile Oils by Eduard Gildemeister, Friedrich Hoffmann (1900)
"The aromatic odor of the fresh leaves of Juglans regia L. (family Juglandaceae) is attributable to the volatile oil they contain. Upon distillation of 800 ..."