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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chest·nut /ˈʧɛs(t)(ˌ)nət/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 chest·nut /ˈʧɛs(ˌ)nət/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chest·nut n.
 1. Bot. The edible nut of a forest tree (Castanea vesce) of Europe and America. Commonly two or more of the nuts grow in a prickly bur.
 2. The tree itself, or its light, coarse-grained timber, used for ornamental work, furniture, etc.
 3. A bright brown color, like that of the nut.
 4. The horse chestnut (often so used in England).
 5. One of the round, or oval, horny plates on the inner sides of the legs of the horse, and allied animals.
 6. An old joke or story. [Slang]
 Chestnut tree, a tree that bears chestnuts.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chest·nut, a. Of or pertaining of a chestnut; of a reddish brown color; as, chestnut curls.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : used of hair; of a golden brown to reddish brown color; "a
            chestnut horse"; "chestnut hair"
      n 1: wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
      2: any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in
         autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur
         [syn: chestnut tree]
      3: edible nut of any of various chestnut trees of the genus
      4: a small horny callus on the inner surface of a horse's leg
      5: a dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse