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English

chestnuts and husks

Etymology

Formerly chesten nut, from Middle English chasteine, from Old French chastaigne, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] castanea, from Ancient Greek καστάνεια (kastaneia).

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Noun

Singular
chestnut

Plural
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  1. A tree or shrub of the genus Castanea.
  2. The nut of this tree or shrub.
  3. A dark, reddish-brown colour/color.
    chestnut colour:   
  4. A reddish-brown horse.
  5. The wood of a chestnut tree.
  6. (Often "old chestnut") A worn-out meme; a work so often repeated as to have grown tiresome.
  7. A part of a horse found on the inner leg, similar to a birthmark on a human.

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tree See chestnut tree

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Adjective

chestnut (not comparable)

Positive
chestnut

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (color) Of a deep reddish-brown colour, like that of a chestnut.

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