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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Oily egg-shaped hard-shelled dry fruit of an American tree; North American tree having light-brown wood and edible hard-shelled dry fruit.

Usage examples (34)
  • Sorry for all the good ol 'boys in butternut and gray, but they had some responsibility for what happened -- and for losing.
  • The butternut is the most highly prized among our native nuts.
  • At its best the butternut is a picturesque and even beautiful tree.
  • The Hokkaido squash, the winter luxury pumpkins, the Kuri and Hopi Orange, the Hubbard and the butternut are our favorites. for more
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