American sweet chestnut

noun
large tree found from Maine to Alabama
Hypernyms: ↑chestnut, ↑chestnut tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Castanea, ↑genus Castanea

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  • Sweet Chestnut — Taxobox name = Sweet Chestnut image width = 250px image caption = Sweet Chestnut fruit regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Fagaceae genus = Castanea species = C. sativa binomial = Castanea… …   Wikipedia

  • chestnut tree — noun any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur • Syn: ↑chestnut • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑American chestnut, ↑American sweet chestnut, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • American chestnut — noun large tree found from Maine to Alabama • Syn: ↑American sweet chestnut, ↑Castanea dentata • Hypernyms: ↑chestnut, ↑chestnut tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Castanea, ↑genus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chestnut (disambiguation) — Chestnut is a genus of deciduous tree and shrub species Castanea. The name also refers to the edible nut these trees produce. Chestnut (also chesnut) may also refer to: In architecture: Chestnut Lodge, historic building in Rockville, Maryland… …   Wikipedia

  • Chestnut — For other uses of chestnut , see Chestnut (disambiguation). For other uses of chinquapin or chinkapin , see Chinquapin (disambiguation). Chestnut Sweet Chestnut Castanea sativa Scientific clas …   Wikipedia

  • American Chestnut — Taxobox name = American Chestnut image width = 240px image caption = American Chestnut leaves and nuts regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Fagaceae genus = Castanea species = C. dentata… …   Wikipedia

  • chestnut — chestnutty, adj. /ches nut , neuht/, n. 1. any of the several deciduous trees constituting the genus Castanea, of the beech family, having toothed, oblong leaves and bearing edible nuts enclosed in a prickly bur, and including C. dentata… …   Universalium

  • sweet marten — Pine Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.] 1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus {Pinus}. See {Pinus}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are about twenty eight species in the United States, of which the {white pine} ({Pinus Strobus}), the {Georgia pine} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sweet buckeye — Buckeye Buck eye (b[u^]k [imac] ), n. 1. (Bot.) A name given to several American trees and shrubs of the same genus ({[AE]sculus}) as the horse chestnut. [1913 Webster] {The Ohio buckeye}, or {Fetid buckeye}, is {Aesculus glabra}. {Red buckeye}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chinese Chestnut — Taxobox name = Chinese Chestnut image width = image caption = regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Fagaceae genus = Castanea species = C. mollissima binomial = Castanea mollissima binomial… …   Wikipedia

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