wal·nut

wal·nut
/ˈwɑːlˌnʌt/ noun, pl -nuts
1 [count] : a type of tree that produces large nuts which can be eaten — called also walnut tree
2 [count] : the nut of a walnut tree

The banana bread has walnuts in it.

The recipe calls for a cup of chopped walnuts.

3 [noncount] : the wood of a walnut tree

a table made of walnut

walnut cabinets


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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