Juglans

noun
type genus of the Juglandaceae
Syn: ↑genus Juglans
Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Juglandaceae, ↑family Juglandaceae, ↑walnut family
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˈjüˌglanz\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin Jugland-, Juglans, from Latin jugland-, juglans walnut, from ju- (from Juppiter, god of the sky) + gland-, glans acorn — more at deity, gland
: a genus (the type of the family Juglandaceae) of walnut trees characterized by the separation of the pith of the branchlets into thin plates and by the indehiscent husk and furrowed shell of the fruit — see black walnut, butternut, english walnut

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Juglans /jooˈglanz/
noun
The walnut genus, giving the name to the family Juglandaceae /-glən-dāˈsi-ē/
ORIGIN: L jūglāns, from Jovis glāns Jove's acorn
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juglandaceous /-dāˈshəs/ adjective

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  • Juglans — Jug lans, n. [L., walnut.] (Bot.) A genus of valuable trees, including the true walnut of Europe, and the America black walnut, and butternut. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Juglans — (Wallnußbaum, J. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Juglandeae, zur Monöcie, Polyandrie gehörig; Arten: J. regia, gemeiner Wallnußbaum (s.d.); J. nigra, J. cinerea, Bäume in Nordamerika, eßbare Kerne in den Nüssen, J. alba u. J. glabra ist… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Juglans — L., s. Walnußbaum …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Juglans — Juglans, s. Nußbaum …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Juglans —   [lateinisch], wissenschaftlicher Name der Pflanzengattung Walnuss.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • JUGLANS — quasi Duglans, Cloatio apud Macrob. s. quasi Iouglans, i. e. Iovis glans Salmas. Graecis Διὸς βάλανος, Theophrasto castanea est, aliis Graecis nux Pontica s. avellana; Latinis vero hoc nomine appellatur id, quod Graeci χάρυον absolute et μέγα… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Juglans — Walnüsse Echte Walnuss (Juglans regia) Systematik Abteilung: Bedecktsamer (Magnoliophyta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Juglans — Noyer  Pour le verbe « se noyer », voir Noyade …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Juglans —   Juglans …   Wikipedia Español

  • Juglans — Ver texto El género de los nogales (juglans), son árboles caducifolios de de entre 10 a 40 m. de altura, con hojas pinadas de 20 90 cm., formadas por entre 5 a 25 hojillas. Las ramas tienen médulas compartimentadas, una característica que… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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