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horse chestnut definition

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This page has two definitions of horse chestnut in English. Horse chestnut is a noun. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

See also: horse-chestnut

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Translating obsolete Latin name Castanea equina.

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horse chestnut (plural horse chestnuts)

  1. Any of several tree species of genus Aesculus, especcially Aesculus hippocastanum, common in temperate northern hemisphere.
  2. The large nutlike seed of these trees.

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