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chestnut

US [ˈtʃesˌnʌt]
UK ['tʃesnʌt]
  • n.板栗;栗树;栗色;【植】栗子
  • adj.栗色的;红棕色的
  • Web栗褐色;粟子;栗木
Plural Form:chestnuts  
chestnut
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n.
1.
[c]
栗树a large tree with spreading branches, that produces smooth brown nuts inside cases which are covered with spikes . There are several types of chestnut tree.
2.
[c]
栗子;板栗a smooth brown nut of a chestnut tree, some types of which can be eaten
roast chestnuts
炒板栗
3.
[u]
栗色;深红棕色a deep reddish-brown colour
4.
[c]
栗色马;红棕马a horse of a reddish-brown colour
5.
[c]
(informal)
old chestnut
陈腐的笑话;老掉牙的故事an old joke or story that has been told so many times that it is no longer amusing or interesting
adj.
1.
栗色的;红棕色的reddish-brown in colour

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