horse-chestnut family


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Noun1.horse-chestnut family - trees having showy flowers and inedible nutlike seeds in a leathery capsule
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Sapindales, Sapindales - an order of dicotyledonous plants
Aesculus, genus Aesculus - deciduous trees or some shrubs of North America; southeastern Europe; eastern Asia