HyperDic: horse_chestnut

English > 2 senses of the expression horse chestnut:
NOUNplanthorse chestnut, buckeye, Aesculus hippocastanumtree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds
planthorse chestnut, buckeye, conkerthe inedible nutlike seed of the horse chestnut
English > horse chestnut: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningTree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds.
Synonymsbuckeye, Aesculus hippocastanum
Member ofAesculus, genus Aesculusdeciduous trees or some shrubs of North America
NarrowerOhio buckeyeA buckeye with scaly grey bark that is found in the central United States
dwarf buckeye, bottlebrush buckeyeA spreading shrub with pink flowers
particolored buckeyeA buckeye marked by different colors or tints
red buckeyeA shrub buckeye of southern United States
sweet buckeyeA tall and often cultivated buckeye of the central United States
Broaderangiospermous tree, flowering treeAny tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
CatalanAesculus hippocastanum
English > horse chestnut: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningThe inedible nutlike seed of the horse chestnut.
Synonymsbuckeye, conker
BroaderseedA small hard fruit
Spanishcastaña de Indias

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