Translation of chestnut in Spanish:


castaña, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɛs(t)ˌnət//ˈtʃɛsnʌt/


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    • 1.1(nut)

      castaña feminine
      • To know if your chestnuts are ready to roast, give them the squeeze test: If there's a slight give between the outer shell and inside nut, it's ready.
      • We have toffee apples, gingerbread men, roast chestnuts and all manner of pumpkin dishes created by Chef.
      • Stalls selling hot roast chestnuts, doughnuts and other treats will be set up in the town centre from 11 am, and carol singers will add some extra cheer.
      • Some authors have suggested that their flavour and texture are comparable with those of the chestnut or cashew nut.
      • Almost equally invigorating is a poached chicken, sliced into strips atop a mound of basmati rice but bathed in a potion of tarragon and chestnuts.
      • If chestnuts roasting by an open fire isn't your scene, then an enterprising Yorkshire hotel has the perfect solution.
      • And I can't really tell you how it was made, as I spent the entire recipe-making time chopping walnuts and chestnuts, sneaking teeny bits in every now and then.
      • The town centre market would consist of around ten stands or huts selling roast chestnuts, for example, Cumbrian punch, traditional sausages and pancakes.
      • There will be amusements for children, plus hot food and roasted chestnuts.
      • Someone could have been selling hot potatoes, roast chestnuts and hot drinks.
      • Roast the chestnuts in a moderate oven for about 15 minutes, until the shells burst, then cool and peel.
      • Why don't they sell roasted chestnuts anymore, I wonder?
      • A roast chestnut crusted salmon circle was perfectly cooked, tasty and fresh.
      • Dark nights, cold days, scarves and gloves, hot roasted chestnuts (at least, their aroma) and a fresh fall of snow, were all essential ingredients of a perfect Christmas.
      • There will be hot roasted chestnuts and other nosh from Christmas past, as well as traditional ornament-making.
      • Nowadays, most chestnuts are roasted by machines for convenience, so roasting chestnuts manually has become a dying folk craft.
      • The couple's winter wedding will feature carol singers and roasted chestnuts, while the bride wants to arrive in a traditional horse and carriage.
      • After the goat, we eat chestnuts roasted on a boxy iron stove.
      • Does she dream nostalgically of the crowds and crush of Christmas shopping in Coney Street, or roasting her chestnuts on a three-bar electric fire?
      • We boiled the Christmas pudding in the old copper and we split and roasted chestnuts on the fire.

    • 1.2

      castaño masculine

    • 1.3

      (nut) castaña de Indias feminine
      (tree) castaño de Indias masculine
      • As she got nearer she saw him shaded from the sun by the leaves of the chestnut tree.
      • I just noticed the chestnut tree in our front yard was dying and wondered why.
      • With the coming of the spring-time I yearned only to sit under my favorite chestnut tree for a spell.
      • Greece originally introduced the chestnut tree to the rest of the European community.
      • One damaged chestnut tree and five mature conifers had to be removed.

    • 1.4(old story)

      an old chestnut una historia muy vieja / pasada

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    castaño masculine
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    caballo castaño masculine
    caballo zaino masculine


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    (horse) castaño
    (horse) zaino
    (hair) castaño