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African walnut

Definition of the noun african walnut

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  1. tropical African timber tree with wood that resembles mahogany
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of African walnut: Lovoa klaineana
    • more generic word: tree = a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
    • member of: genus Lovoa / Lovoa = genus of African timber trees

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Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

African walnut, alona, Congo wood; [Lovoa trichilioides, Lovoa klaineana] a West African hardwood with plain goldenbrown timber; used for furniture, panelling and veneers. crassiflora, African whitewood African whitewood see obeche.

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

African walnut (Coula edulis) See OLACACEAE. Afro‐alpine vegetation On the highest mountains of Africa, above the dwarf or *elfin woodlands, are found shrublands and grasslands. These are alpine (see ALPINE ZONE) in character ( hence.

Google previewDictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition (2009)

by Rolf H. J. Schlegel

>>> African walnut Nigerian walnut: >>> African walnut niger seed (syn noug): A member of the Compositae family ...

Google previewThe CABI Encyclopedia of Forest Trees (2013)


African obeche see Triplochiton scleroxylon African pencil cedar see Juniperus procera African plum see Prunus africana African snout butterfly see Libythea labdaca laius African walnut see Lovoa trichilioides Afzelia A. africana 42–44 A.

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Interior Design (2014)

by Mark Hinchman

African walnut and Nigerian golden walnut. tile A thin slab of baked clay. May be glazed or ornamented. Used for a variety of surfaces, such as roofs, walls, floors, counters, backsplashes, patios, and exterior facades. tiII A small drawer or ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture (1994)

by Henry H. Saylor

African walnut. bent, a framework support, prefabricated at mill or on the ground, as one of the supports of an overhead pipe line or the like. Berea sandstone, a fine-grain Ohio sandstone, quarried at Amherst, Ohio, of very light buff, gray, ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Building Construction (2008)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

African walnut, alona, Congo wood; [Lovoa trichilioides, Lovoa klaineana] a West African hardwood with plain golden brown timber; used for furniture, panelling and veneers.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: fuchsia-tree, tree-fuchsia, African walnut Southern Africa: huilboerboon, weeping boer-bean, weeping boerboon; muSamba, muTondochuru, muTondozwi (Shona); umGxamu, uVovovo, iHluze (Zulu); umGxam, iShimnumyane ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

African violet African walnut see alona. Afrikaans [af'ra kanz'] Linguistics, a variation of the Dutch language spoken in South Africa, originating among the early Dutch settlers of the region. Afro-Asiatic family Linguistics, a language family of ...

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary. 1900 (1900)

[1st ed.]

A canliant glucosid, C\q- HmOt, from Verno'nia nigrica'na, an African walnut, resembling digitalin in its action, but less toxic. Verole nerveuse(va-ro-la ner-vus') [Fr.]. Special virulence in the nervous symptoms which accompany syphilis.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1922)

African walnut has roved the best timber when the stresses are most severe. Hon uras mahogany is satisfactory for most pur ses. Spruce and poplar have also been used, but are not suitable or higher powers and speeds. The screw is ...

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