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uk   /ˈtʃes.nʌt/ us   /ˈtʃes.nʌt/
[C] plural also chestnut US UK sweet chestnut a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large, round nuts: a 200-year-old chestnut tree forests full of oak and chestnut
a large, brown nut that grows on a sweet chestnut tree, often cooked and eaten hot: A man in the street was selling bags of roast chestnuts.
[C] a reddish-brown horse
[U] a reddish-brown colour


uk   /ˈtʃes.nʌt/ us   /ˈtʃes.nʌt/
(Definition of chestnut from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chestnutnoun [C/U]

us   /ˈtʃesˌnʌt, -nət/
a large, shiny, red-brown nut, or the tree on which the nuts grow
Chestnut is also a deep red-brown color.
(Definition of chestnut from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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