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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.


Similarchromatic


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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