Simple Definition of horse chestnut
: a tree with flowers that grow in large bunches and large brown seeds; also : the seed of a horse chestnut tree
Full Definition of horse chestnut
1 : a large tree (Aesculus hippocastanum of the family Hippocastanaceae, the horse-chestnut family) of southeastern Europe that has palmate leaves and erect conical clusters of showy flowers and is widely cultivated as an ornamental and shade tree and naturalized as an escape; also : buckeye
2 : the large glossy brown seed of a horse chestnut
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Definition of horse chestnut
: a shiny large brown nut that is unfit to eat and is the fruit of a tall tree native to Europe
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