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Definition of "walnut tree" []

  • Any of various trees of the genus Juglans (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "walnut tree" in a sentence
  • "From one village to another, higher and higher up, we went; pitching our tents under the grand old walnut trees, within sight or hearing of mountain torrents that made witcheries of beauty in the deep ravines; studying sunrisings, when the light came over the mountain's brow and lit our broken hillside by degrees, our walnut tree tops and the thread of the rushing stream; and sunsets, when the sun looked at us from the far-off Mediterranean and touched no spot of Lebanon but to make a glorified place of it."
  • "Josephus the walnut tree was formerly common and grew most luxuriantly around the Lake of Gennesareth."
  • "At the outside of the courtyard door, on the left hand, was a terrace; here they often sat after dinner; but it was subject to one inconvenience, being too much exposed to the rays of the sun; to obviate this defect, Mr. Lambercier had a walnut tree set there, the planting of which was attended with great solemnity."