Sentence Examples

  • Prinus, a beautiful tree of large growth, and its subspecies castanea and montana, yield good timber.
  • CHESTNUT (nux Castanea), the common name given to two sorts of trees and their fruit, (r) the so-called "horse-chestnut," and (2) the sweet or "Spanish" chestnut.
  • (2) The Spanish or sweet chestnut, Castanea saliva (natural order, Fagaceae), is a stately and magnificent tree, native of the countries bordering on the Mediterranean, but also ripening its fruit in sheltered situations as far north as Scotland.
  • Includes Quercus (oak), Fagus (beech), Castanea (sweet-chestnut).