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chestnut

castaño

adjective

chestnut
[ˈtʃesnʌt]
sustantivo
1. castaña (f) (nut); castaño (m) (tree, wood)
  • horse chestnut (tree) -> castaño de Indias
  • an old chestnut (familiar) -> un chiste viejísimo
adjetivo
2. castaño(a) (hair, horse)

chestnut [ches-nat]
sustantivo
1. Castaña (nut).
2. Color de castaña.
3. Pequeña callosidad en la superficie interior de la pierna del caballo.
4. (E.U., fest.) Broma vetusta, chanza o dicho muy repetido y sabido de todos.
  • An old chestnut -> una historia muy vieja o pasada (old story)
(Coloq.)
adjetivo
1. Castaño, zaino (horse); castaño (hair).

chestnut [ˈtʃesnʌt]
noun
1 (fruit) castaña (f); (tree, colour) castaño (m)
2 (horse) caballo (m) castaño
3 (story) historia (f)
not that old chestnut! ¡ya estamos con la misma historia de siempre!
WHENEVER a restriction on smoking is proposed, out comes that old chestnut about government really needing the revenue from tobacco taxes
adjective
(also chestnut brown) [+hair] (de color) castaño;
modifier
chestnut tree (n) castaño (m)

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