Noix

Graines de noix mûres accrochées à un arbre et prêtes à être récoltées.

Juglans regia

Walnut (Wikipedia)
Walnuts
The common walnut in growth
Inside of a walnut in growth
Three-segment walnut
Walnut shell inside its green husk

A walnut is the nut of any tree of the genus Juglans (family Juglandaceae), particularly the Persian or English walnut, Juglans regia.

A walnut is the edible seed of a drupe, and thus not a true botanical nut. It is commonly consumed as a nut. After full ripening for its edible seed when the shell has been discarded, it is used as a garnish or a snack. Nuts of the eastern black walnut (Juglans nigra) and butternuts (Juglans cinerea) are less commonly consumed.

Walnut (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English walnote, walnutte, walnotte, walnote, from Old English wealhhnutu (walnut, literally foreign nut), from Proto-Germanic *walhaz (foreigner) + *hnuts (nut). Cognate with Dutch walnoot, German Walnuss, Swedish valnöt, Icelandic valhneta. Compare more recent term Welsh onion, which

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