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Definition of sweet chestnut noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sweet chestnut

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌswiːt ˈtʃesnʌt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌswiːt ˈtʃesnʌt//
 
(also Spanish chestnut)
 
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a large tree with spreading branches, which produces smooth brown nuts that you can eat, inside cases with sharp points on them compare horse chestnut