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English adjective: chestnut

1. chestnut (of hair or feathers) of a golden brown to reddish brown color

SamplesA chestnut horse.
Chestnut hair.


Antonymsachromatic, neutral

English noun: chestnut

1. chestnut (plant) wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea

Broader (hypernym)wood

Substance meronymchestnut, chestnut tree

2. chestnut (plant) any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur

Synonymschestnut tree

Broader (hypernym)tree

Narrower (hyponym)Allegheny chinkapin, American chestnut, American sweet chestnut, Castanea crenata, Castanea dentata, Castanea mollissima, Castanea ozarkensis, Castanea pumila, Castanea sativa, Chinese chestnut, chinquapin, chinquapin, dwarf chestnut, eastern chinquapin, European chestnut, Japanese chestnut, Ozark chinkapin, Ozark chinquapin, Spanish chestnut, sweet chestnut

Part holonymchestnut

Member meronymCastanea, genus Castanea

Substance holonymchestnut

3. chestnut (food) edible nut of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea

Broader (hypernym)edible nut

Part meronymchestnut, chestnut tree

4. chestnut (attribute) the brown color of chestnuts

Broader (hypernym)brown, brownness

5. chestnut (animal) a small horny callus on the inner surface of a horse's leg

Broader (hypernym)callus

6. chestnut (animal) a dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse

Broader (hypernym)Equus caballus, horse

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