Spanish chestnut


Definition of Spanish chestnut

1 : the sweet edible nut of a large Mediterranean chestnut (Castanea sativa)

called also marron

2 : a tree that bears Spanish chestnuts

First Known Use of Spanish chestnut

1683, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Spanish chestnut was in 1683

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“Spanish chestnut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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