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butternut

Noun

1 North American walnut tree having light-brown wood and edible nuts; source of a light-brown dye [syn: butternut tree, white walnut, Juglans cinerea]
2 oily egg-shaped nut of an American tree of the walnut family

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English

Noun

  1. A North American walnut, Juglans cinerea
  2. The wood, bark or nut of this tree
  3. A dye made from the fruit of this tree

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