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Walnut tree   /wˈɔlnˌət tri/   Listen
Walnut tree

noun
1.
Any of various trees of the genus Juglans.  Synonym: walnut.



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"Walnut tree" Quotes from Famous Books



... that kite fell down right by the old walnut tree," said Sunny Boy to himself for the twentieth time. "I saw it go down—swish! I'll bet Grandpa didn't look under the ...
— Sunny Boy in the Country • Ramy Allison White

... circuit of the property, and Victor Hugo remained politely cold before the dithyrambic praises which Balzac lavished on his garden. He smiled only once, and that was at sight of a walnut tree, the only tree that the owner of Les Jardies ...
— Honor de Balzac • Albert Keim and Louis Lumet

... I should choose that of Miss Lambercier's backside, which by an unlucky fall at the bottom of the meadow, was exposed to the view of the King of Sardinia, who happened to be passing by; but that of the walnut tree on the terrace is more amusing to me, since here I was an actor, whereas, in the abovementioned scene I was only a spectator; and I must confess I see nothing that should occasion risibility in an accident, which, however laughable in itself, alarmed me for a person I loved as a mother, ...
— The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete • Jean Jacques Rousseau

... to despair, the village is in consequence deserted and in ruins. A few fields are still cultivated by the inhabitants of Deir Eliaout and Btedai, who sow their seed in the autumn, and in the spring return, build a few huts, and watch the growing crop. The walnut tree abounds here. ...
— Travels in Syria and the Holy Land • John Burckhardt



Words linked to "Walnut tree" :   black hickory, butternut, genus Juglans, Juglans cinerea, Circassian walnut, English walnut, Juglans californica, black walnut, Persian walnut, nut tree, Juglans, butternut tree, Juglans nigra, white walnut, Juglans regia, California black walnut



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