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English walnut

noun
1.
a walnut tree, Juglans regia.
2.
the nut of this tree, widely used in cookery.
Origin of English walnut
1765-1775
1765-75, Americanism
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  • Broadview English walnut—This hardy variety seemed so good it took a lot of effort to keep from recommending it commercially.

  • The growth of the English walnut is different from that of most fruit trees.

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  • It is not necessary to prune English walnut trees except in cases where some of the lower branches interfere with cultivation.

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  • Viewed as a comparatively new industry, the culture of the Persian or English walnut is making remarkable strides in this country.

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  • In America it has commonly been known as English walnut to distinguish it from our native species.

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