English walnut


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English walnut

n.
1. A walnut tree (Juglans regia) native to Eurasia, widely cultivated for its wood and its large, edible nuts.
2. The nut of this tree. In both senses also called Persian walnut.
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Eng′lish wal′nut


n.
1. a walnut tree, Juglans regia.
2. the nut of this tree, widely used in cooking.
[1765–75, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.English walnut - Eurasian walnut valued for its large edible nut and its hard richly figured woodEnglish walnut - Eurasian walnut valued for its large edible nut and its hard richly figured wood; widely cultivated
English walnut - nut with a wrinkled two-lobed seed and hard but relatively thin shell; widely used in cooking
genus Juglans, Juglans - type genus of the Juglandaceae
walnut tree, walnut - any of various trees of the genus Juglans
2.English walnut - nut with a wrinkled two-lobed seed and hard but relatively thin shell; widely used in cooking
walnut oil - oil from walnuts
walnut - nut of any of various walnut trees having a wrinkled two-lobed seed with a hard shell
Circassian walnut, English walnut, English walnut tree, Juglans regia, Persian walnut - Eurasian walnut valued for its large edible nut and its hard richly figured wood; widely cultivated
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References in classic literature ?
They were perfectly round white things a trifle smaller than an English walnut. They had a famous fried-egg feast that night, and another on Friday morning.
The classic stock is of exhibition-grade English walnut. Finished appointments include an ebony forend tip, flawless 24 lines-per-inch wraparound borderless checkering that surrounds the signature Biesen fleurs and a tapering pancake cheekpiece with shadow line.
The company is promoting an incredibly versatile by-product, English Walnut Shell Media, precisely processed to your application.
Though the shape and appearance of black walnuts are similar to the more ubiquitous English walnut, the flavor is bolder and more distinct.
If you supply your own wood, you can have English walnut. Buttstock configurations can be pistol grip or straight grip, shotgun butt or rifle butt.
Under the guidance of his instructors, the young man constructed the rifle at no more expense to me than the price of a new barrel and stock, a gorgeous piece of kiln-dried fiddleback English walnut. He had not yet had his checkering class, so his instructor, formerly head gunsmith at Holland & Holland in London, did a beautiful job of 22 lines-per-inch fleur-de-lis checkering.
e chart table is constructed from maple with an inlaid compass rose on the slope and feather banding around the sides and drawer-fronts of English walnut.
"If I'm looking for some beautiful English walnut or something in particular then I have a chat with him.
Often called the "Persian walnut," since it's believed they came from ancient Persia, it soon gained the moniker "English walnut" due to English merchant mariners trading it around the world.
All were stocked with English walnut and the stocks were reportedly headed to the action and shaped by Fox's head stocker, William Naracom.
They have acquired new handles: simple bentwood made from English walnut by Nic Webb, whose studio is just across the way from Keenan's.
The commercially produced walnut varieties are nearly all hybrids of the English walnut. Walnuts are one of the several high nutrient density foods.