chestnut

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Synonyms for chestnut

wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea

edible nut of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea

the brown color of chestnuts

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a small horny callus on the inner surface of a horse's leg

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a dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse

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(of hair or feathers) of a golden brown to reddish brown color

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But there are further, deeply-rooted reminders of long occupation within the immediate grounds, among them two Spanish Chestnuts thought to more than 600 years old and an extremely old, fruiting Mulberry.
Sun Microsystems want to destroy the oak, walnut and Spanish chestnuts to let them to expand their factory atLinlithgow, West Lothian, and create jobs for senior engineers and skilled technicians.
Here we found ourselves in densely-wooded country where the oaks, Spanish chestnuts and acacia shaded us, and clear streams flowed beside our path.
RLS describes the hedge-inns, the peasants in green coats, the ringing of cattle-bells, the stony drove-roads, a shepherd leading flocks to the note of a rural horn, the gross turf highland frontier separating the deserted mountainous Cevennes from "the Cevennes of the Cevennes," the deep turning gullies of the Tarn and the Spanish chestnuts standing four-square to heaven.
Mrs Drayton said: 'It has some beautiful and magnificent trees along the stream, including copper beeches and Spanish chestnuts.