English version

horse chestnut

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants
horse chestnutˌhorse ˈchestnut / $ ˈ. ˌ../ noun [countable]  1 HBPa large tree that produces shiny brown nuts and has white or pink flowers2 HBPa nut from this tree syn conker
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horse chestnutSome leaves are especially toxic: those of evergreens like holly and laurel, as well as horse chestnut and willows.The familiar figure of Selwyn Hopkins sat on the bench under the horse chestnut tree, gazing out over the estuary.
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