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5 entries found for chestnut.
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Main Entry: 1chestĚnut
Pronunciation: primarystressches-(secondarystress)nschwat
Function: noun
1 a : a sweet edible nut from any of several trees or shrubs related to the beeches b : a tree or shrub bearing chestnuts; especially : an American tree that was formerly common and grew to large size in eastern forests but has been largely wiped out by the chestnut blight and now grows only to the size of a shrub or sapling c : the wood of a chestnut tree
3 : a brown or reddish brown horse

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