Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun chestnut

6 senses of chestnut

Sense 1
chestnut -- (wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea)
       => wood -- (the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees)

Sense 2
chestnut, chestnut tree -- (any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur)
       => tree -- (a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms)

Sense 3
chestnut -- (edible nut of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea)
       => edible nut -- (a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell)

Sense 4
chestnut -- (the brown color of chestnuts)
       => brown, brownness -- (an orange of low brightness and saturation)

Sense 5
chestnut -- (a small horny callus on the inner surface of a horse's leg)
       => callus -- (bony tissue formed during the healing of a fractured bone)

Sense 6
chestnut -- (a dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse)
       => horse, Equus caballus -- (solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times)

Antonyms of adj chestnut

1 sense of chestnut

Sense 1
chestnut -- ((of hair or feathers) of a golden brown to reddish brown color; "a chestnut horse"; "chestnut hair")

INDIRECT (VIA chromatic) -> achromatic, neutral -- (having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white")

Similarity of adj chestnut

1 sense of chestnut

Sense 1
chestnut -- ((of hair or feathers) of a golden brown to reddish brown color; "a chestnut horse"; "chestnut hair")
       => chromatic (vs. achromatic) -- (being or having or characterized by hue)

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