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white walnut

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  1. butternut(def 1).
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Origin of white walnut

An Americanism dating back to 1735–45
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Historical Examples of white walnut

  • White-walnut, or butter-nut, and black-walnut, are not so good as the English walnut.

    Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume X

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British Dictionary definitions for white walnut

white walnut

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