BUTTERNUT MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Butternut Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The nut of the Caryocar butyrosum and C. nuciferum, of S. America; -- called also Souari nut.
  2. (n.) An American tree (Juglans cinerea) of the Walnut family, and its edible fruit; -- so called from the oil contained in the latter. Sometimes called oil nut and white walnut.


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