Definition of Castanea dentata

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

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



Lexicographical Neighbors of Castanea Dentata

Casta
Castalian
Castanea chrysophylla
Castanea crenata
Castanea dentata
Castanea mollissima
Castanea ozarkensis
Castanea pumila
Castanea sativa
Castanopsis
Castanopsis chrysophylla
Castellani
Castellani's bronchitis
Castellani's paint
Castellani-Low sign
Castellite
Castellites
Castello

Literary usage of Castanea dentata

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

1. The Forester's Manual: Or, The Forest Trees of Eastern North America by Ernest Thompson Seton (1912)
"(castanea dentata) A noble tree, 60 to 80 or even 100 feet high. Whenever you see something kept under lock and key, bars and bolts, guarded and double ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh. American Chestnut. Fig. 1512. Fagus Castanea dentata Marsh. ... castanea dentata Borkh. Handb. ..."

3. The Book of Woodcraft and Indian Lore by Ernest Thompson Seton (1921)
"(castanea dentata) A noble tree, 60 to 80 or even 100 feet high. Whenever you see something kept under lock and key, bars and bolts, guarded and double ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1892)
"Synonyms : Fagus castanea dentata, Marshall, Arb. Am., p. 46 (1785) fide Sudworth All other names applied to this tree were later. CATECHU. ..."

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