Walnut

Ripe Walnut seeds hanging on a tree and ready for harvest

Juglans regia

Walnut (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English walnote, walnutte, walnotte, walnote, from Old English wealhhnutu (walnut, literally foreign nut), from Proto-Germanic *walhaz (foreigner) + *hnuts (nut). Cognate with Dutch walnoot, German Walnuss, Swedish valnöt, Icelandic valhneta. Compare more recent term Welsh onion, which

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