African walnut

noun

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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The first known use of African walnut was in 1898

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“African walnut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/African%20walnut. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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