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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wal′nut fam`ily(n.)

  1. 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.

    Category: Plants

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Juglandaceae, family Juglandaceae, walnut family(noun)

    trees having usually edible nuts: butternuts; walnuts; hickories; pecans

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