Definition of American sweet chestnut

1. Noun. Large tree found from Maine to Alabama.

Exact synonyms: American Chestnut, Castanea Dentata
Group relationships: Castanea, Genus Castanea
Generic synonyms: Chestnut, Chestnut Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of American Sweet Chestnut

American robins
American rock brake
American sable
American saddle horse
American shrew mole
American sign language
American smelt
American smokewood
American smooth dogfish
American spelling
American spellings
American spicebush
American spikenard
American state
American sweet chestnut
American sweet gum
American sweetgum
American sweetgums
American sycamore
American tarantula
American toad
American trypanosomiasis
American turkey oak
American twinflower
American wall fern
American water ouzel
American water shrew
American water spaniel
American watercress

Literary usage of American sweet chestnut

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"One hybrid between the american sweet chestnut and the chinquapin blighted when about eight years of age and is now dead. None of the American species of ..."

2. Doctors versus folks by Robert Tuttle Morris (1915)
"Pollen of the american sweet chestnut was placed upon pistillate flowers of certain species which resisted the blight, but crosses were made chiefly upon ..."

3. The American Fruit Culturist by John Jacobs Thomas (1897)
"THE american sweet chestnut is the only one really entitled to be called sweet; it is much superior in flavor to both the European or Japanese kinds, ..."

4. The Nut Culturist: A Treatise on the Propagation, Planting and Cultivation by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1896)
"CASTANEA AMERICANA (american sweet chestnut).— Leaves oblong-lanceolate, serrate, with rather coarse teeth, each terminated with a feeble prickle or spine, ..."

5. The Conference Called by the Governor of Pennsylvania to Consider Ways and by Raymond Allen Pearson (1912)
"There is no reason to doubt that we may eventually see an immune hybrid chestnut that will rival the american sweet chestnut in flavor of the nut, ..."

6. Report of the Commissioners [and Appendices A to S] by Ontario Agricultural Commission (1880), Samuel Casey Wood (1881)
"I never saw it east of Cornwall, but the southwest portion of the peninsula is its home. american sweet chestnut. The american sweet chestnut is not quite ..."

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