Black Walnut Definition

An eastern North American tree (Juglans nigra) having dark brown wood and a deeply furrowed nut enclosed in a globose aromatic husk.
American Heritage
A tall walnut tree (Juglans nigra) native to E North America.
Webster's New World
The wood of this tree, used especially for veneer, cabinets, furniture, and gunstocks.
American Heritage
Its hard, heavy, dark-brown wood, used in making furniture, gunstocks, etc.
Webster's New World
The nut of this tree, having an edible kernel.
American Heritage
  • black walnut tree
  • Juglans nigra
  • black hickory

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black walnuts

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