Definition of 'chestnut'
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Example sentences containing 'chestnut'
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Why are horse chestnut leaves looking so brown this year? The Sun (2016)Mixed weather and a horse chestnut tree virus were blamed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She has picked hazel, horse chestnut and oak. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That rotten old chestnut: it seems to come earlier and earlier each year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A tree that quickly produces a dense carpet of leaves beneath it is the sweet chestnut. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many horse chestnut trees are withered from top to toe, but this is not due to seasonal change. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And finally - that old chestnut - is red wine good for you? Times, Sunday Times (2017)If you want to have a go at growing your own oak and chestnut trees, collect good, big acorns and conkers now. The Sun (2016)The horse chestnut at the back of our flat has reached a decent age. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The mixture will become a deep chestnut brown. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It were a chestnut mare the man rode. Burning Bright (2007)The cap is a chestnut brown colour with a cream margin. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The chestnut blight fungus and a bacterial disease menace chestnut and oak. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first horse chestnut trees are in full flower. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Have you not heard of the old chestnut about the eyes being the windows to the soul? Times, Sunday Times (2006)It was here my chestnut mare was killed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a pleasant walk downwards underneath the sweet chestnut trees. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)The conkers are growing fat in their green shells on the horse chestnut trees. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Today her hair is chestnut brown. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The old chestnut'How many people does it take to change a light bulb? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Across the south and Midlands our chestnuts are turning brown and crumbling to dust. The Sun (2008)On sweet chestnut trees, the flowers are just appearing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I saw fishermen on the banks retreating to the safety of chestnut woods. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Is there a horse chestnut tree that does not produce conkers? The Sun (2010)Within the coat colour there are variations, so a chestnut could be a light, dark or liver chestnut. Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)When the young birds finally emerge they resemble their parents, but their back is a duller blue, and they lack the chestnut colour on their flanks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'chestnut'
British English: chestnut /ˈtʃɛsˌnʌt/ NOUN
tree A chestnut or chestnut tree is a tall tree with broad leaves.
- American English: chestnut
- Arabic: كَسْتَناء
- Brazilian Portuguese: castanha
- Chinese: 栗子
- Croatian: kesten
- Czech: kaštan jedlý
- Danish: kastanje
- Dutch: kastanje vrucht
- European Spanish: castaño
- Finnish: kastanja
- French: marronnier
- German: Kastanie
- Greek: κάστανο
- Italian: castagno
- Japanese: クリ
- Korean: 밤
- Norwegian: kastanje
- Polish: kasztan
- European Portuguese: castanha
- Romanian: castan
- Russian: каштан
- Spanish: castaña fruto
- Swedish: kastanj
- Thai: ลูกเกาลัด
- Turkish: kestane
- Ukrainian: каштан
- Vietnamese: hạt dẻ
British English: chestnut NOUN
nut Chestnuts are the reddish-brown nuts that grow on chestnut trees.
British English: chestnut ADJECTIVE
Something that is chestnut is dark reddish brown in color.
Definition of chestnut from the Collins English Dictionary
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