from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See under Walnut.
- n. a tree (Juglans regia), native of Asia from the Caucasus to Japan, valuable for its timber and for its excellent nuts, which are also called Madeira nuts.
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- n. Eurasian walnut valued for its large edible nut and its hard richly figured wood; widely cultivated
- n. nut with a wrinkled two-lobed seed and hard but relatively thin shell; widely used in cooking
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Others, the timber-haulers and sawyers, delivered a constant supply of seasoned sawn English walnut trunks, stacked carefully in the yard in big concertinas, sticks separating every plank to keep the air flowing.