butternut butternut

Definition(s):

  1. (n) North American walnut tree having light-brown wood and edible nuts; source of a light-brown dye
  2. (n) oily egg-shaped nut of an American tree of the walnut family

Usage(s):

  1. At Bolo, also in New York City, Bobby Flay features a roasted-butternut-squash soup with toasted almonds and pomegranate molasses, while at Wheatleigh in Lenox, Mass.
  2. When I was a girl there was a butternut tree way down yonder by the river.
  3. Whole baby lamb on a spit is a favorite; and make sure to try South African chef Jeremiah Leso's butternut soup.

News

  1. Southeast travel calendar

    Georgia Blairsville — Butternut Creek Festival, July 20-21, features live music, food, art demonstrations and a juried arts and crafts show.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

  2. Warehouse catches fire in Warsaw

    Fifteen fire companies responded to Butternut Street around 2:40 p.m. Wednesday after flames broke out at Warren's Carpet Cleaning.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: YNN Rochester

  3. North Olmsted Butternut Ridge Road to undergo resurfacing

    Butternut Ridge Road in North Olmsted is undergoing resurfacing.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Sun Post-Herald

Quotes

  1. Carr has now hit back, saying he refuses to be "drawn into an argument with someone whose face resembles a butternut squash".
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Alan Carr Source: The Guardian (blog)

  2. "What I like about this recipe is that Emilio offers the option of using either calabaza or butternut squash," says Mendes, although she's hesitant to use two full cloves of garlic in the recipe - "maybe smaller cloves, and not so much...
    on Sep 21, 2008 By: Eva Mendes Source: HULIQ (press release)

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