Castanea

noun

Cas·​ta·​nea ka-ˈstā-nē-ə How to pronounce Castanea (audio)
: a small genus of rough-barked trees or shrubs (family Fagaceae) native to temperate regions that includes the chestnut of eastern North America

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“Castanea.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Castanea. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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