a tree, Juglans nigra, of North America, having pinnate leaves and dark-brown bark and bearing an edible nut covered by a thick green or brown husk.
the nut of this tree.
the wood of this tree, valued in furniture-making.
Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume X Various
On the Stairs Henry B. Fuller
My Friend Annabel Lee Mary MacLane
The Transgression of Andrew Vane Guy Wetmore Carryl
Miss Mehetabel’s Son Thomas Bailey Aldrich
In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
Aunt Crete’s Emancipation Grace Livingston Hill
Romance of California Life
Among the Trees at Elmridge Ella Rodman Church
a North American walnut tree, Juglans nigra, with hard dark wood and edible oily nuts
the valuable wood of this tree, used for cabinet work
the nut of this tree
a river in N central Alabama, flowing SW past Birmingham to the Tombigbee River. 178 miles (286 km) long.
a regiment of Scottish infantry in the British army (so called from the dark colors in their tartan). the plaid pattern of their tartan. Historical Examples A History of the Gipsies Walter Simson noun the Black Watch, the Royal Highland Regiment in the British Army
wastewater from toilets, garbage disposal, and industrial processes. Historical Examples Sacrifice Stephen French Whitman Sacrifice Stephen French Whitman South Sea Tales Jack London Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 1 Various The Quiver, 1/1900 Anonymous New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 5, August, 1915 Various The White Blackbird Hudson […]
a severe form of malaria characterized by kidney damage and hemoglobinuria resulting in urine that is dark red or black. noun (med) a rare and serious complication of malaria, characterized by massive destruction of red blood cells, producing dark red or blackish urine