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7 definitions found
 for Walnut
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Walnut \Wal"nut\, n. [OE. walnot, AS. wealh-hnutu a Welsh or
     foreign nut, a walnut; wealh foreign, strange, n., a
     Welshman, Celt (akin to OHG. Walh, properly, a Celt, from the
     name of a Celtic tribe, in L. Volcae) + hnutu a nut; akin to
     D. walnoot, G. walnuss, Icel. valhnot, Sw. valn["o]t, Dan
     valn["o]d. See Nut, and cf. Welsh.] (Bot.)
     The fruit or nut of any tree of the genus Juglans; also,
     the tree, and its timber. The seven or eight known species
     are all natives of the north temperate zone.
     [1913 Webster]
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: In some parts of America, especially in New England,
           the name walnut is given to several species of hickory
           ({Carya), and their fruit.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Ash-leaved+walnut,+a+tree+({Juglans+fraxinifolia">Ash-leaved walnut, a tree ({Juglans fraxinifolia), native
        in Transcaucasia.
  
     Black+walnut,+a+North+American+tree+({Juglans+nigra">Black walnut, a North American tree ({Juglans nigra)
        valuable for its purplish brown wood, which is extensively
        used in cabinetwork and for gunstocks. The nuts are
        thick-shelled, and nearly globular.
  
     English walnut, or European walnut, a tree ({Juglans
        regia), native of Asia from the Caucasus to Japan,
        valuable for its timber and for its excellent nuts, which
        are also called Madeira nuts.
  
     Walnut brown, a deep warm brown color, like that of the
        heartwood of the black walnut.
  
     Walnut oil, oil extracted from walnut meats. It is used in
        cooking, making soap, etc.
  
     White+walnut,+a+North+American+tree+({Juglans+cinerea">White walnut, a North American tree ({Juglans cinerea),
        bearing long, oval, thick-shelled, oily nuts, commonly
        called butternuts. See Butternut.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  walnut
      n 1: nut of any of various walnut trees having a wrinkled two-
           lobed seed with a hard shell
      2: hard dark-brown wood of any of various walnut trees; used
         especially for furniture and paneling
      3: any of various trees of the genus Juglans [syn: walnut,
         walnut tree]

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Walnut, CA -- U.S. city in California
     Population (2000):    30004
     Housing Units (2000): 8395
     Land area (2000):     8.982015 sq. miles (23.263311 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    8.982015 sq. miles (23.263311 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            83332
     Located within:       California (CA), FIPS 06
     Location:             34.027738 N, 117.860514 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Walnut, CA
      Walnut
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Walnut, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois
     Population (2000):    1461
     Housing Units (2000): 607
     Land area (2000):     0.832855 sq. miles (2.157084 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.832855 sq. miles (2.157084 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            78526
     Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
     Location:             41.556404 N, 89.591503 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Walnut, IL
      Walnut
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Walnut, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
     Population (2000):    778
     Housing Units (2000): 350
     Land area (2000):     2.144188 sq. miles (5.553422 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.144188 sq. miles (5.553422 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            82065
     Located within:       Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
     Location:             41.480999 N, 95.221116 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     51577
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Walnut, IA
      Walnut
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Walnut, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
     Population (2000):    221
     Housing Units (2000): 116
     Land area (2000):     0.990805 sq. miles (2.566174 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.990805 sq. miles (2.566174 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            74950
     Located within:       Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
     Location:             37.600359 N, 95.075867 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     66780
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Walnut, KS
      Walnut
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Walnut, MS -- U.S. town in Mississippi
     Population (2000):    754
     Housing Units (2000): 341
     Land area (2000):     5.420013 sq. miles (14.037768 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.024984 sq. miles (0.064708 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    5.444997 sq. miles (14.102476 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            77480
     Located within:       Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
     Location:             34.949109 N, 88.909812 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     38683
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Walnut, MS
      Walnut
  

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