Japanese chestnut

noun

Definition of Japanese chestnut

1 : a Japanese nut tree (Castanea crenata)
2 : the fruit of the Japanese chestnut that is larger than the American chestnut but not so sweet

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“Japanese chestnut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Japanese%20chestnut. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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