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noun walnut pronunciation in British English /ˈwɔːlnʌt/
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singularwalnut
pluralwalnuts
  1. [countable] a tree that produces nuts and wood
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    1. a.
      [countable] a nut you can eat that has a knobbly surface (=covered in small round lumps) inside a hard round shell
    2. b.
      [uncountable] the wood of a walnut tree that is used for making furniture
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