For all your dictionary needs!
Tip. You can look up words, expressions, names, titles...

African walnut

Definition of the noun african walnut

What does african walnut mean as a name of something?


  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

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for African walnut

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewDictionary of Furniture (2013)

Third Edition by Charles Boyce, Joseph T. Butler

AFRICAN WALNUT West African HARDWOOD; plain brown wood used in furniture making for structural elements and usually covered with a more interestingly figured veneer. Although it resembles European WALNUT in color, African walnut ...

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 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 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 previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

African walnut (Coula edulis) See OLACACEAE. 11 Agave Afro-alpine vegetation On the highest mountains of ...

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 (Xhosa) ...

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 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 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 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.

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for African walnut

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about African walnut

If you need images about African walnut for an article or a report, you can download stock photos at a very small price:
Small photo of African walnut natural wood texture as a background More...

Share this page


Go to the thesaurus of African walnut to find many related words and phrases!

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary