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chestnut British & World English

A glossy hard brown edible nut which develops within a bristly case and which may be roasted and eaten

sweet chestnut in chestnut British & World English

A glossy hard brown edible nut which develops within a bristly case and which may be roasted and eaten

Chestnut Hill British & World English

An affluent suburban area west of Boston in Massachusetts, partly in Brookline and partly in Newton

chestnut oak British & World English

A North American oak which has leaves resembling those of the chestnut

horse chestnut British & World English

A deciduous tree with large leaves of five leaflets, conspicuous sticky winter buds, and upright conical clusters of white, pink, or red flowers. It bears nuts (conkers) enclosed in a fleshy case

liver chestnut British & World English

A horse of a dark chestnut colour

water chestnut British & World English

The crisp, white-fleshed tuber of a tropical sedge, used in oriental cookery

chestnut-coloured British & World English

Of a deep reddish-brown colour

an old chestnut British & World English

A joke, story, or subject that has become tedious and uninteresting through constant repetition

Moreton Bay chestnut British & World English

A large tree with red and yellow flowers and decorative timber, native to Queensland, Australia. Its heavy pods contain large poisonous seeds yielding an alkaloid that appears to inhibit the AIDS virus

an old chestnut in chestnut British & World English

A joke, story, or subject that has become tedious and uninteresting through constant repetition

chestnut tree in chestnut British & World English

The large European tree that produces the edible chestnut, with serrated leaves and heavy timber

Spanish chestnut in chestnut British & World English

The large European tree that produces the edible chestnut, with serrated leaves and heavy timber

Chinese water chestnut in water chestnut British & World English

The crisp, white-fleshed tuber of a tropical sedge, used in oriental cookery

water chestnut in chestnut British & World English

Used in names of trees and plants that are related to the sweet chestnut, or produce similar nuts or edible parts that resemble them, e.g. water chestnut


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