American chestnut

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American chestnut

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An eastern North American deciduous tree (Castanea dentata) having narrow toothed leaves. It was once valued for its timber and nuts but is now found mostly as sprouts from old stumps, the aboveground parts having died from chestnut blight.
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Noun1.American chestnut - large tree found from Maine to AlabamaAmerican chestnut - large tree found from Maine to Alabama
Castanea, genus Castanea - chestnuts; chinkapins
chestnut tree, chestnut - any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur
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