black walnut


Definition of black walnut

: a walnut (Juglans nigra) of eastern North America with hard strong heavy dark brown wood and oily edible nuts also : its wood or nut

Examples of black walnut in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bed: custom black walnut, in Society Limonta bedding. House Beautiful, 10 June 2021 The cocktail is actually made up of a secret Red Window house blend of three different styles of sherry, alongside Tangelo Cordial, angostura, and locally sourced peaches, fig, and black walnut. Chelsea Davis, Forbes, 10 June 2021 The property is loaded with live oaks, post oaks, black walnut trees and some hickory trees. Mark Kazlowski, Dallas News, 9 May 2021 Missouri has more American black walnut timber than any other location in the world. Joe Mueller, Washington Examiner, 28 Apr. 2021 There are still plenty of jack and red pines, white spruce, red oak, black walnut and various other shrubs available. Laura Schulte, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 22 Apr. 2021 According to TimberUpdate, a private company that posts prices of timber online, white oak logs now are worth $425 per 1,000 board feet of wood in Tennessee, exceeded only by black walnut, which brings $775 per 1,000 board feet. Tribune Media Services, al, 5 Apr. 2021 The new modern kitchen has Oregon black walnut cabinetry and a glass counter detail by artist Walter Gordinier. oregonlive, 28 Feb. 2021 The Spirit of Christmas cocktail is prepared with an egg white, Eldorado five-year rum, lime juice, black walnut bitters and winter syrup — made with a cinnamon stick, nutmeg, vanilla extract, cardamon pods, whole cloves and Demerara sugar. Brandi Addison, Dallas News, 23 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of black walnut

1610, in the meaning defined above

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17 Jun 2021

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“Black walnut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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