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Noun: chestnut  'ches(t),nút
  1. Edible nut of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
     
  2. Any of several deciduous trees; yields a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur
    - chestnut tree
     
  3. Wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
     
  4. The brown colour of chestnuts
     
  5. A small horny callus on the inner surface of a horse's leg
     
  6. A dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse
Adjective: chestnut  'ches(t),nút
  1. (of hair or feathers) of a golden brown to reddish brown colour
    "a chestnut horse"; "chestnut hair"

Derived forms: chestnuts

See also: chromatic

Type of: brown, brownness, callus, edible nut, Equus caballus, horse, nut, tree, wood

Part of: Castanea, genus Castanea

Encyclopedia: Chestnut, NJ