Spanish chestnut


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

called also marron

: a tree that bears Spanish chestnuts

Word History

First Known Use

1683, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Spanish chestnut was in 1683

Dictionary Entries Near Spanish chestnut

Cite this Entry

“Spanish chestnut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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