African walnut


Definition of African walnut

1 : a tropical African timber tree (Lovoa klaineana) of the family Meliaceae
2 : the yellowish wood of the African walnut having the grain and figure of mahogany

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First Known Use of African walnut

1898, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“African walnut.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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