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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.
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chestnutnoun

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

chestnutadjective

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