Definition of Chestnut tree

1. Noun. Any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur.




Definition of Chestnut tree

1. Noun. A tree that bears chestnuts; a tree of the genus ''Castanea'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chestnut Tree

chestless
chestlike
chestnut-backed antshrike
chestnut-backed antshrikes
chestnut-bark disease
chestnut-flanked sparrowhawk
chestnut blight
chestnut canker
chestnut oak
chestnut oaks
chestnut rail
chestnut rails
chestnut teal
chestnut teals
chestnut tree (current term)
chestnut trees
chestnutlike
chestnuts
chestnutty
chests
chests of drawers
chestsful
chesty
chetah
chetahs
cheth
cheths
chetnik
chetniks

Literary usage of Chestnut tree

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

1. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, James Hammond Trumbull, Connecticut Council of Safety, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1885)
"Allyn in AD 1714. and that said line run as aforesaid from said Allyn's Rock to said chestnut tree on Lead Mine Hill, and from thence a straight line to ..."

2. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"The chestnut tree turns to gold again in autumn, and the naked tree stands " knee-deep" in its own leaves all winter. Then its massive trunk, ..."

3. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"Pennsylvania chestnut tree Blight Com. Bui. 3: 1-32. 1913. ... Heald, FD The symptoms of chestnut tree blight and a brief description of the blight fungus. ..."

4. Forest Life and Forest Trees: Comprising Winter Camp-life Among the Loggers by John S. Springer (1851)
"Use of Wood—Singular Exemption—The novel Appearance of the Leaves of a Species in Germany.—Chestnut-tree—Remarkable one on Mount ..."

5. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"The oldest chestnut tree in the neighbourhood of London is that at Cobham, ... He also says that a chestnut tree, " when you begin first to plant it, ..."

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