European chestnut

Definitions of European chestnut
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n wild or cultivated throughout southern Europe, northwestern Africa and southwestern Asia

Synonyms:
Castanea sativa, Spanish chestnut, sweet chestnut
Type of:
chestnut, chestnut tree
any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur

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