Definitions for walnut family
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a family, Juglandaceae, of deciduous trees with pinnately compound alternate leaves, male flowers in catkin tassels and female flowers in clusters, and edible nuts enclosed in a thick-walled husk: includes the hickory, pecan, and walnut.
Juglandaceae, family Juglandaceae, walnut family(noun)
trees having usually edible nuts: butternuts; walnuts; hickories; pecans
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