Chinese chestnut
noun Date: circa 1909 an Asian chestnut (Castanea mollissima) that is resistant to chestnut blight

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Chinese chestnut — n. a chestnut (Castanea mollissima) with large, sweet nuts, often crossed with other chestnuts because of its resistance to chestnut blight * * * …   Universalium

  • Chinese chestnut — n. a chestnut (Castanea mollissima) with large, sweet nuts, often crossed with other chestnuts because of its resistance to chestnut blight …   English World dictionary

  • Chinese Chestnut — Taxobox name = Chinese Chestnut image width = image caption = regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Fagaceae genus = Castanea species = C. mollissima binomial = Castanea mollissima binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese chestnut — kininis kaštainis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bukinių šeimos augalas (Castanea mollissima), vedantis valgomus riešutus. Paplitęs Azijoje rytuose ir pietryčiuose. atitikmenys: lot. Castanea bungeana; Castanea formosana; Castanea… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Chinese chestnut — Chi′nese chest′nut n. pln an Asian chestnut, Castanea mollissima, that is resistant to the chestnut blight • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • Chinese chestnut — noun a small tree with small sweet nuts; wild or naturalized in Korea and China • Syn: ↑Castanea mollissima • Hypernyms: ↑chestnut, ↑chestnut tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Castanea, ↑genus Castanea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chinese chestnut. — See under chestnut (def. 1). [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • Chinese chestnut. — See under chestnut (def. 1). [1905 10] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chestnut blight — fungus Cankers caused by the fungal infection cause the bark to split. Scientific classification Kingdom: Fungi Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Chestnut (disambiguation) — Chestnut is a genus of deciduous tree and shrub species Castanea. The name also refers to the edible nut these trees produce. Chestnut (also chesnut) may also refer to: In architecture: Chestnut Lodge, historic building in Rockville, Maryland… …   Wikipedia

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