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  1. chestnut

    • IPA[ˈCHes(t)ˌnət]

    美式

    • n.
      a glossy brown nut that may be roasted and eaten.;a deep reddish-brown color
    • noun: chestnut, plural noun: chestnuts

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    • 1. a glossy brown nut that may be roasted and eaten.
    • a deep reddish-brown color chestnut hair
    • a horse of a reddish-brown color, with a brown mane and tail a chestnut stallion
    • 2. the large European tree that produces the edible chestnut, which develops within a bristly case, with serrated leaves and heavy timber.
    • a related tree (C. dentata), which succumbed to a fungus bark disease in the early 1900s. Once prolific in the eastern US, very few large specimens survived.
    • a related tree (C. mollissima) native to China and Korea, cultivated elsewhere for its edible nut. The flowers have a putrid odor.
    • short for horse chestnut
    • used in names of trees and plants that are related to the sweet chestnut or that produce similar nuts, e.g., water chestnut.
    • 3. a small horny patch on the inside of each of a horse's legs.
    • n.
      the crisp, white-fleshed tuber of a tropical sedge, used especially in Chinese cooking.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      the crisp, white-fleshed tuber of a tropical sedge, used especially in Chinese cooking.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      an affluent suburban area west of Boston in Massachusetts, partly in Brookline and partly in Newton.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a deciduous tree with large leaves of five leaflets, conspicuous sticky winter buds, and ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a deciduous tree with large leaves of five leaflets, conspicuous sticky winter buds, and ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      of a deep reddish-brown colour: chestnut-coloured cattle

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a horse of a dark chestnut colour.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a horse of a dark chestnut color.

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    英式

    • n.
      a glossy hard brown edible nut which develops within a bristly case and which may be roasted ...

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