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NOUN (6)

1. wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea;

2. any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur;
[syn: chestnut, chestnut tree]

3. edible nut of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea;

4. the brown color of chestnuts;

5. a small horny callus on the inner surface of a horse's leg;

6. a dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse;


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. (of hair or feathers) of a golden brown to reddish brown color;
- Example: "a chestnut horse"
- Example: "chestnut hair"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chestnut \Chest"nut\, n. [For chesten-nut; OE. chestein, chesten, chastein, chestnut, fr. AS. cisten in cistenbe['a]m chestnut tree, influenced by OF. chastaigne, F. ch[^a]taigne, both the AS. and the F. words coming from L. castanea a chestnut, Gr. ?, fr. ? a city of Pontus, where chestnut trees grew in abundance, and whence they were introduced into Europe. Cf. Castanets.] 1. (Bot.) The edible nut of a forest tree (Castanea vesce) of Europe and America. Commonly two or more of the nuts grow in a prickly bur. [1913 Webster] 2. The tree itself, or its light, coarse-grained timber, used for ornamental work, furniture, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. A bright brown color, like that of the nut. [1913 Webster] 4. The horse chestnut (often so used in England). [1913 Webster] 5. One of the round, or oval, horny plates on the inner sides of the legs of the horse, and allied animals. [1913 Webster] 6. An old joke or story. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Chestnut tree, a tree that bears chestnuts. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chestnut \Chest"nut\, a. Of or pertaining of a chestnut; of a reddish brown color; as, chestnut curls. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

colorful \colorful\ adj. 1. having striking color. Opposite of colorless. Note: [Narrower terms: changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot; deep, rich; flaming; fluorescent, glowing; prismatic; psychedelic; red, ruddy, flushed, empurpled] Syn: colourful. [WordNet 1.5] 2. striking in variety and interest. Opposite of colorless or dull. [Narrower terms: brave, fine, gay, glorious; flamboyant, resplendent, unrestrained; flashy, gaudy, jazzy, showy, snazzy, sporty; picturesque] [WordNet 1.5] 3. having color or a certain color; not black, white or grey; as, colored crepe paper. Opposite of colorless and monochrome. Note: [Narrower terms: tinted; touched, tinged; amber, brownish-yellow, yellow-brown; amethyst; auburn, reddish-brown; aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden; azure, cerulean, sky-blue, bright blue; bicolor, bicolour, bicolored, bicoloured, bichrome; blue, bluish, light-blue, dark-blue; blushful, blush-colored, rosy; bottle-green; bronze, bronzy; brown, brownish, dark-brown; buff; canary, canary-yellow; caramel, caramel brown; carnation; chartreuse; chestnut; dun; earth-colored, earthlike; fuscous; green, greenish, light-green, dark-green; jade, jade-green; khaki; lavender, lilac; mauve; moss green, mosstone; motley, multicolor, culticolour, multicolored, multicoloured, painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied, varicolored, varicoloured; mousy, mouse-colored; ocher, ochre; olive-brown; olive-drab; olive; orange, orangish; peacock-blue; pink, pinkish; purple, violet, purplish; red, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet; red, reddish; rose, roseate; rose-red; rust, rusty, rust-colored; snuff, snuff-brown, snuff-color, snuff-colour, snuff-colored, snuff-coloured, mummy-brown, chukker-brown; sorrel, brownish-orange; stone, stone-gray; straw-color, straw-colored, straw-coloured; tan; tangerine; tawny; ultramarine; umber; vermilion, vermillion, cinibar, Chinese-red; yellow, yellowish; yellow-green; avocado; bay; beige; blae bluish-black or gray-blue); coral; creamy; cress green, cresson, watercress; hazel; honey, honey-colored; hued(postnominal); magenta; maroon; pea-green; russet; sage, sage-green; sea-green] [Also See: chromatic, colored, dark, light.] Syn: colored, coloured, in color(predicate). [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

chestnut adj 1: (of hair or feathers) of a golden brown to reddish brown color; "a chestnut horse"; "chestnut hair" n 1: wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea 2: any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur [syn: chestnut, chestnut tree] 3: edible nut of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea 4: the brown color of chestnuts 5: a small horny callus on the inner surface of a horse's leg 6: a dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

84 Moby Thesaurus words for "chestnut": Joe Miller, Titian, adust, auburn, banality, bay, bay-colored, bayard, brazen, bromide, bronze, bronze-colored, bronzed, brownish-red, buckskin, calico pony, carroty, castaneous, chestnut-brown, cliche, commonplace, commonplace expression, copper, copper-colored, coppery, corn, cupreous, dapple-gray, dun, erythristic, familiar tune, ferruginous, foxy, gray, grizzle, hackneyed saying, henna, joke with whiskers, lieu commun, liver-brown, liver-colored, livid-brown, locus communis, mahogany, old joke, old saw, old song, old story, old turkey, old wheeze, paint, painted pony, piebald, pinto, platitude, prosaicism, prosaism, prose, red-crested, red-haired, red-polled, red-tufted, reddish-brown, reiteration, retold story, roan, rubiginous, rufous, russet, russety, rust, rust-colored, rusty, skewbald, sorrel, stereotyped saying, sunburned, terra-cotta, trite joke, trite saying, triticism, twice-told tale, warmed-over cabbage, xanthous