Hypertext Webster Gateway: "European"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Note: In some parts of America, especially in New England,
the name walnut is given to several species of hickory
({Carya}), and their fruit.

{Ash-leaved walnut}, a tree ({Juglans fraxinifolia}), native
in Transcaucasia.

{Black walnut}, a North American tree ({J. nigra}) valuable
for its purplish brown wood, which is extensively used in
cabinetwork and for gunstocks. The nuts are thick-shelled,
and nearly globular.

{English}, or {European}, {walnut}, a tree ({J. regia}),
native of Asia from the Caucasus to Japan, valuable for
its timber and for its excellent nuts, which are also
called Madeira nuts.

{Walnut brown}, a deep warm brown color, like that of the
heartwood of the black walnut.

{Walnut oil}, oil extracted from walnut meats. It is used in
cooking, making soap, etc.

{White walnut}, a North American tree ({J. cinerea}), bearing
long, oval, thick-shelled, oily nuts, commonly called
butternuts. See {Butternut}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

European \Eu`ro*pe"an\, a. [L. europeaus, Gr. ?, fr. Gr. ? (L.
Of or pertaining to Europe, or to its inhabitants.

{On the European plan}, having rooms to let, and leaving it
optional with guests whether they will take meals in the
house; -- said of hotels. [U. S.]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

European \Eu`ro*pe"an\, n.
A native or an inhabitant of Europe.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj : of or relating to or characteristic of Europe or the people
of Europe; "European Community" [syn: {European}]
n : a native or inhabitant of Europe [syn: {European}]

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