[ uh-mer-i-kuhn chest-nuht, chest-nuht ]
/ əˈmɛr ɪ kən ˈtʃɛstˌnʌt, ˈtʃɛst nət /
See under chestnut (def. 1).
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Question 1 of 7
What does “yare” mean?
Origin of American chestnut
An Americanism dating back to 1775–85
Words nearby American chestnut
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