rose chestnut

noun

Definition of rose chestnut

: an East Indian timber tree (Mesua ferrea) that has very heavy hard wood used for railroad ties and flowers yielding a perfume

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“Rose chestnut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rose%20chestnut. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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