Definition of Sweet chestnut

1. Noun. Wild or cultivated throughout southern Europe, northwestern Africa and southwestern Asia.




Definition of Sweet chestnut

1. Noun. A type of deciduous tree native to Europe, ''Castanea sativa''. ¹

2. Noun. The edible nuts of this tree. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweet Chestnut

sweet alyssum
sweet as a nut
sweet as pie
sweet balm
sweet basil
sweet bay
sweet bells
sweet birch
sweet bread
sweet buckeye
sweet calabash
sweet calamus
sweet cheeks
sweet cherry
sweet chestnut (current term)
sweet cicely
sweet cider
sweet ciders
sweet clover
sweet coltsfoot
sweet corn
sweet corn plant
sweet corns
sweet cream
sweet cup
sweet dreams
sweet elder
sweet false chamomile
sweet fern

Literary usage of Sweet chestnut

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1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"sweet chestnut« contain small quantities of resins and tannin, and included in the carbohydrates are sugar, dextrin, starch, and other substances. ..."

2. The Forester =: Or, A Practical Treatise on the Planting, Rearing, and by James Brown (1882)
"CASTANEA VESCA, or Common sweet chestnut. 816. Specific character. ... The sweet chestnut is found in the east and west of Asia, in the north of Africa, ..."

3. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on British Forestry and Arboriculture for by John Nisbet (1905)
"According to Pliny, the Sweet-Chestnut was originally introduced into Europe from Western Asia about 504 BC But so far as anything authentic is known, ..."

4. Familiar Trees by George Simonds Boulger (1907)
"THE sweet chestnut. Casta'nea sati'.za Mill. WITH but small claims to be considered a native of the British Isles, the Sweet, or Spanish, Chestnut is so ..."

5. London Trees: Being an Account of the Trees that Succeed in London, with a by Angus Duncan Webster (1920)
"Chestnut, Sweet or Spanish (Castanea vesca) THERE are many fine specimens of the sweet chestnut in the London parks, notably in Kensington Gardens and on ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"In 1871 the population of the town was 2150, and of the township, 4205. CHESTNUT. The Spanish or sweet chestnut, Coetánea чека (natural order, ..."

7. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1836)
"The sweet chestnut is a native of nil the southern parts of ... The sweet chestnut in its wild state acquires an unusual size: on ..."

8. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"sweet chestnut« contain small quantities of resins and tannin, and included in the carbohydrates are sugar, dextrin, starch, and other substances. ..."

9. The Forester =: Or, A Practical Treatise on the Planting, Rearing, and by James Brown (1882)
"CASTANEA VESCA, or Common sweet chestnut. 816. Specific character. ... The sweet chestnut is found in the east and west of Asia, in the north of Africa, ..."

10. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on British Forestry and Arboriculture for by John Nisbet (1905)
"According to Pliny, the Sweet-Chestnut was originally introduced into Europe from Western Asia about 504 BC But so far as anything authentic is known, ..."

11. Familiar Trees by George Simonds Boulger (1907)
"THE sweet chestnut. Casta'nea sati'.za Mill. WITH but small claims to be considered a native of the British Isles, the Sweet, or Spanish, Chestnut is so ..."

12. London Trees: Being an Account of the Trees that Succeed in London, with a by Angus Duncan Webster (1920)
"Chestnut, Sweet or Spanish (Castanea vesca) THERE are many fine specimens of the sweet chestnut in the London parks, notably in Kensington Gardens and on ..."

13. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"In 1871 the population of the town was 2150, and of the township, 4205. CHESTNUT. The Spanish or sweet chestnut, Coetánea чека (natural order, ..."

14. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1836)
"The sweet chestnut is a native of nil the southern parts of ... The sweet chestnut in its wild state acquires an unusual size: on ..."

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