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Hazelnut vs. Chestnut

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Hazelnutnoun

The fruit of the hazel tree.

Chestnutnoun

A tree or shrub of the genus Castanea.

Hazelnutnoun

The nut of the hazel.

Chestnutnoun

The nut of this tree or shrub.

Hazelnutnoun

any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk

Chestnutnoun

(uncountable) A dark, reddish-brown colour/color.

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Hazelnutnoun

nut of any of several trees of the genus Corylus

Chestnutnoun

A reddish-brown horse.

Hazelnut

The hazelnut is the fruit of the hazel and therefore includes any of the nuts deriving from species of the genus Corylus, especially the nuts of the species Corylus avellana. They are also known as cobnuts or filberts according to species.

Chestnutnoun

(uncountable) The wood of a chestnut tree.

Chestnutnoun

(idiomatic) (Often "old chestnut") An old joke; a worn-out meme, phrase, ploy, etc. so often repeated as to have grown tiresome or ineffective.

Chestnutnoun

A round or oval horny plate found on the inner side of the leg of a horse or other animal, similar to a birthmark on a human.

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Chestnutnoun

(UK) horse-chestnut

Chestnutadjective

Of a deep reddish-brown colour, like that of a chestnut.

Chestnutnoun

The edible nut of a forest tree (Castanea vesce) of Europe and America. Commonly two or more of the nuts grow in a prickly bur.

Chestnutnoun

The tree itself, or its light, coarse-grained timber, used for ornamental work, furniture, etc.

Chestnutnoun

A bright brown color, like that of the nut.

Chestnutnoun

The horse chestnut (often so used in England).

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Chestnutnoun

One of the round, or oval, horny plates on the inner sides of the legs of the horse, and allied animals.

Chestnutnoun

An old joke or story.

Chestnutadjective

Of or pertaining of a chestnut; of a reddish brown color; as, chestnut curls.

Chestnutnoun

wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea

Chestnutnoun

any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur

Chestnutnoun

edible nut of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea

Chestnutnoun

a small horny callus on the inner surface of a horse's leg

Chestnutnoun

a dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse

Chestnutadjective

used of hair; of a golden brown to reddish brown color;

‘a chestnut horse’; ‘chestnut hair’;

Chestnutnoun

a glossy hard brown edible nut which develops within a bristly case and which may be roasted and eaten.

Chestnutnoun

a deep reddish-brown colour

‘chestnut hair’;

Chestnutnoun

a horse of a reddish-brown or yellowish-brown colour, with a brown mane and tail

‘a chestnut stallion’;

Chestnutnoun

the large European tree that produces the edible chestnut, with serrated leaves and heavy timber.

Chestnutnoun

short for horse chestnut

Chestnutnoun

used in names of trees and plants that are related to the sweet chestnut, or produce similar nuts or edible parts that resemble them, e.g. water chestnut.

Chestnutnoun

a small horny patch on the inside of each of a horse's legs.

Chestnut

The chestnuts are a group of eight or nine species of deciduous trees and shrubs in the genus Castanea, in the beech family Fagaceae. They are native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.

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