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English definition of “chestnut”


noun     /ˈtʃes.nʌt/
[C] a large, shiny, reddish-brown nut, or the tree on which the nuts grow: A man in the street was selling bags of roast chestnuts. a 200-year-old chestnut tree → See also horse chestnutTypes of edible nutDeciduous trees [C] a reddish-brown horseDescriptions of animal (non-human) markingsHorses and similar animals [U] a reddish-brown colourLess common coloursCommon colours
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