Definitions for walnutˈwɔlˌnʌt, -nət
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nut of any of various walnut trees having a wrinkled two-lobed seed with a hard shell
hard dark-brown wood of any of various walnut trees; used especially for furniture and paneling
walnut, walnut tree(noun)
any of various trees of the genus Juglans
A hardwood tree of the genus Juglans.
The nut of the walnut tree.
The wood of the walnut tree.
(colour) Having a dark brown colour, the colour of walnut wood.
Origin: walhhnutu, from walhaz (whence Walloon, Welsh) + (whence nut). Cognate with Dutch walnoot, German Walnuss, Swedish valnöt. Compare more recent term Welsh onion, which also uses Welsh to mean “foreign”.
the fruit or nut of any tree of the genus Juglans; also, the tree, and its timber. The seven or eight known species are all natives of the north temperate zone
Origin: [OE. walnot, AS. wealh-hnutu a Welsh or foreign nut, a walnut; wealh foreign, strange, n., a Welshman, Celt (akin to OHG. Walh, properly, a Celt, from the name of a Celtic tribe, in L. Volcae) + hnutu a nut; akin to D. walnoot, G. walnuss, Icel. valhnot, Sw. valnt, Dan valnd. See Nut, and cf. Welsh.]
A walnut is an edible seed of any tree of the genus Juglans, especially the Persian or English walnut, Juglans regia. Broken nutmeats of the eastern black walnut from the tree Juglans nigra are also commercially available in tiny/small quantities, as are foods prepared with butternut nutmeats from Juglans cinerea. Walnut seeds are a high density source of nutrients, particularly proteins and essential fatty acids. Walnuts, like other tree nuts, must be processed and stored properly. Poor storage makes walnuts susceptible to insect and fungal mold infestations; the latter produces aflatoxin—a potent carcinogen. A mold infested walnut seed batch should not be screened and then consumed; the entire batch should be discarded. Walnuts are rounded, single-seeded stone fruits of the walnut tree. The walnut fruit is enclosed in a green, leathery, fleshy husk. This husk is inedible. After harvest, the removal of the husk reveals the wrinkly walnut shell, which is in two halves. This shell is hard and encloses the kernel, which is also made up of two halves separated by a partition. The seed kernels — commonly available as shelled walnuts — are enclosed in a brown seed coat which contains antioxidants. The antioxidants protect the oil-rich seed from atmospheric oxygen thereby preventing rancidity.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
wawl′nut, n. a genus (Juglans) comprising seven or eight species of beautiful trees of natural order Juglandaceæ—the wood of the common walnut is much used for furniture and gunstocks; its ripe fruit is one of the best of nuts, and yields an oil used by artists, &c.—Black walnut, a North American walnut, the timber of which is more valuable than that of common walnut, though the fruit is inferior. [A.S. wealh, foreign, hnut, a nut; Ger. wallnuss.]
The numerical value of walnut in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of walnut in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If you don’t like olive oil, use walnut oil, i think peanut oil is fine, I think sunflower oil is fine – any of your polyunsaturated fatty acids.
I tell women to do monthly breast exams, not to look for something huge, but to look for something new the size of a marble or walnut, if they aren’t comfortable, they should ask their physician how.
I tell women to do monthly breast exams, not to look for something huge, but to look for something new the size of a marble or walnut, if they are n’t comfortable, they should ask their physician how.
I used to come here to sit with my friend Erno Stumpf under a big walnut tree that stood here, we would hide from the sun in summers, take shelter from the snow in winters, sit around and drink and talk.
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- kraoñenn, gwezenn-graoñBreton
- nogueraCatalan, Valencian
- vlašský ořech, ořešákCzech
- cneuen FfrengigWelsh
- valnød, valnøddetræDanish
- Walnussbaum, Walnuss, NussbaumholzGerman
- καρύδι, καρυδιάGreek
- juglandarbo, juglando, juglandujoEsperanto
- nuez, nogal, nogueraSpanish
- saksanpähkinä, pähkinäpuuFinnish
- noix, noyerFrench
- crann gallchnó, gallchnó, adhmad gallchnóIrish
- cnò Fhrangach, gall-chnò, crann ghall-chnòScottish Gaelic
- nogueira, nozGalician
- daah galchro, galchro, billey galchro, cro frangaghManx
- diófa, dióHungarian
- ընկույզ, ընկուզենի, պոպոքArmenian
- კაკალი, ნიგოზიGeorgian
- грек самарMongolian
- pokok walnat, walnatMalay
- walnotenhout, walnoot, walnotenboomDutch
- haʼałtsédiiNavajo, Navaho
- orzechowy, orzech włoskiPolish
- nogueira, nozPortuguese
- nuc, nuciu, nucăRomanian
- оре́х, ореховый, гре́цкий оре́хRussian
- valniehttiNorthern Sami
- орах, òrah, òrahovinaSerbo-Croatian
- arrishtë, arrëAlbanian
- valnötsträ, valnötSwedish
- mjozi, joziSwahili
- óc chóVietnamese
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