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Noun1.Aesculus - deciduous trees or some shrubs of North AmericaAesculus - deciduous trees or some shrubs of North America; southeastern Europe; eastern Asia
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Hippocastanaceae, Hippocastanaceae, horse-chestnut family - trees having showy flowers and inedible nutlike seeds in a leathery capsule
Aesculus hippocastanum, horse chestnut, buckeye - tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds
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The girls now came to a place where the road dipped through a plantation of sombre sycamore and horsechestnut trees.
The seven-year-old returned to form second to The Horsechestnut here and can take advantage of a fair mark with any repeat.
Felling of one horsechestnut tree at Paddockcraig, Formakin Estate, Houston Road, Bishopton ?
Stimu- lating extracts of northern hawthorn, horsechestnut and caffeine, work to target uneven skin in problem areas, helping reduce fatty tissue, increase lymphatic circu- lation and provide intense hydration.
Horsechestnut seed extracts (HCSE) cost significantly less than Pycnogenol.
Oak and beech are some of the best leaf mould ingredients you can get, as are most other deciduous leaves, but those with really chunky mid-veins, such as horsechestnut and sycamore, pose problems unless they're chopped up before rotting down.
Buckeye trees are often confused with Aesculus hippocastanum, or the horsechestnut tree, a native of southeastern Europe.
I use the same standardised herbal formula of horsechestnut, butcher's broom and ginkgo (Horsechestnut complex tablets, HCC) in my practice.
The quarantine zone regulations state that the Asian longhorned beetle "infests hardwood trees such as all species of maple, birch, horsechestnut, poplar, willow, elm and ash." The quarantine ordered that no wood, woody debris, logs, lumber or nursery stock be removed from the 64-acre quarantine zone (SEE PUBLISHED CORRECTION) that covers all of Worcester and parts of Holden, Shrewsbury, Boylston and West Boylston.
Recently released for sale is the Horsechestnut, a four-bedroom detached, from pounds 235,000.
Its elegant High Street is a horsechestnut lined avenue, franked by graceful buildings blended beautifully together in honey coloured Cotswold stone.