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noun chestnut pronunciation in British English /ˈtʃesˌnʌt/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a large smooth red-brown nut that you can eat
    roast chestnuts
    chestnut stuffing
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  2. 2



    chestnut tree

    [countable] a tall tree with large wide leaves that produces chestnuts
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    1. a.
      [uncountable] the wood of a chestnut tree
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  3. 3
    [uncountable] a red-brown colour
    She had thick chestnut hair.
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  4. 4
    [countable] a horse that is red-brown in colour
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