Chestnut

Esskastanie mit Hülle und Schale

Castanea sativa

Synonyms:
Sweet Chestnut
Chestnut (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Formerly chesten nut, from Middle English chesten, Middle English chesteyne, chasteine, from Old English ċisten and reinforced by Old French chastaigne, both from Latin castānea, from Ancient Greek καστάνεια (kastáneia).

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈtʃɛs.nʌt/, /ˈtʃɛst.nʌt/

Noun

chestnut (countable and uncountable

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