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butternut:

see walnutwalnut,
common name for some members of the Juglandaceae, a family of chiefly deciduous, resinous trees characterized by large and aromatic compound leaves. Species of the walnut family are indigenous mostly to the north temperate zone, but also range from Central America along
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butternut

Tree up to 80ft (24m) with opposite leaves and sticky, egg-shaped fruit. Inner bark used as astringent to stop bleeding, rheumatism, pain. Nuts and bark are antiseptic, used to expel tapeworms, fungus, tumors.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz

butternut, white walnut

A moderately soft, medium-textured, low-density wood of light to pale brown color. The walnut-like grain is used particularly for decorative veneer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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250g (9oz) butternut pumpkin (squash), cut into chunks
MAINS: butternut pumpkin and apple risotto (without pancetta ribbons), pounds 6.95; braised lamb shank, pounds 11.95; seasonal greens, pounds 2.50.