black walnut definition

  • noun:
    • An eastern North American tree (Juglans nigra) having brownish wood and a deeply furrowed fan enclosed in a globose fragrant husk.
    • The lumber of this tree, made use of specifically for veneer, cabinets, furnishings, and gunstocks.
    • The nut of this tree, having an edible kernel used especially in confections.
    • a North US tree (Juglans nigra) valuable because of its purplish brown lumber, that is thoroughly found in cabinetwork as well as gunstocks. The nuts tend to be thick-shelled, and almost globular.
    • See walnut.
    • North American walnut tree with difficult dark wood and delicious nut
    • United states walnut having a very difficult and thick woody layer
  • adjective:
    • View under Walnut.

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