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horse chestnut

noun [C] uk   us  
(the poisonous shiny brown nut from) a large tree with pink or white flowers
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Translations of “horse chestnut”
in Chinese (Traditional) 七葉樹(的果實)…
in Russian конский каштан…
in Turkish at kestanesi, at kestanesi ağacı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 七叶树(的果实)…
in Polish kasztan, kasztanowiec…
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