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English definition of “chestnut”

chestnut

noun
 
 
/ˈtʃesnʌt/
NUT/TREE [C] a nut that has a shiny, red-brown surface and is white inside, or the tree that produces these nuts: roasted chestnutsTypes of edible nutDeciduous trees
COLOUR [C, U] a dark red-brown colour → See also horse chestnutDescriptions of animal (non-human) markings
(Definition of chestnut from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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