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Definition of the noun african walnut
What does african walnut mean as a name of something?
- tropical African timber tree with wood that resembles mahogany
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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.
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.
by Rolf H. J. Schlegel
>>> African walnut Nigerian walnut: >>> African walnut niger seed (syn noug): A member of the Compositae family ...
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.
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 ...
Dictionary 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, ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
The 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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