Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Spanish America, a name given to various species of Juglans: in Porto Rico, to the indigenous J. Jamaicensis.

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Examples

  • He said Marais cornered an official driving the vehicle and after an exchange of words concluded by saying "driving nogal a kaffir burgemeester - a council vehicle is not a taxi."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Just now I checked the online bilingual and monolingual dictionaries I usually use and learned that here in Mexico and in Spain "nogal" refers to the tree and the wood; the nut is "nuez" in Spain and "nuez de Castilla" in Mexico.

    walnuts and pecans

  • So I remembering learning that walnut was "nogal" ( "pecan" never came up).

    walnuts and pecans

  • "To see burnt bodies, women and men attacked by another human being and 'nogal' an African, it is something that cannot be tolerated."

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  • No other self-respecting nation and no self-respecting politician would dare speak the vile that Kamburona uttered and 'nogal' at a public meeting without paying the price for his action.

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  • The name comes from the Spanish for walnut tree, "nogal", and a proper, authentic Chiles en

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  • Can't Post | Private Reply pecan = pacana walnut = nuez de nogal

    walnuts and pecans

  • World of Warcraft is een leuk spel, maar het duurt nogal lang.

    I got tagged

  • Ik had al twijfels, vooral vanwege hun nogal late warme Middeleeuwen, waarvoor echt geen goeie aanwijzingen bestaan.

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  • Their only achievement was importing a willing African stooge to polish up the colour of the Cabinet, and nogal from another province!

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