Aesculus hippocastanum

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Related to Conker tree: chestnut tree, horse chestnut tree
  • noun

Synonyms for Aesculus hippocastanum

tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds

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He said: "I walked across the road to the big conker tree opposite our house and put my arms around this tree.
Lewis died after being impaled on railings when he fell from a conker tree.
PHILLIP WALL, of Clovelly Road, Wyken, Coventry, sent in these images of the sun going down behind a conker tree (left) after a hot day in the St Micheals Annexe, and kids using a fire hydrant to help keep cool.
This is a relative of the conker tree, but small enough for a garden.
A SCHOOLBOY survived when he fell out of a conker tree and was skewered by a metal spike.
SCHOOLBOY Carl Pugh survived when he fell out of a conker tree and was skewered by a metal spike.
A YOUTH who fell from a conker tree whilst trespassing on private land won pounds 150,000 damages from the owners yesterday.
REFERRING to neighbours expressing regret at the council's felling of the splendid old chestnut tree on the Brays Lane corner of the Binley Road in Stoke 'Sadness as conker tree is sawn down', (Evening Telegraph, August 22).
We've also got a conker tree plant which I first saw at the Cambridge University Botanical Gardens where I was a student.
A new conker tree has been planted in Coventry at the request of a 12-year-old boy after his favourite tree was chopped down by the city council.
Lower down, boys climbing conker trees, Shaking the branches.
When I was a child I always found that conker trees tended to be in the gardens of posh people, so you either had to pray that God would send the wind the right way to blow them over the wall or you had to rely on a mate who was brave enough to go and collect them.
Rattling We went on top, which was always the only way to travel on a tram, and could see and hear the branches of the trees rattling against the windows as we went along, and as you got nearer "The Lickeys", those trees became conker trees and are still there to this day in the middle of the road.
South Tyneside District Council felled a line of conker trees in 2004 to stop youngsters injuring themselves.
There are still conker trees across the road where I used to play with the neighbours' kids.