As nouns the difference between filbert and chestnut
is that filbert
is the hazelnut while chestnut
is a tree or shrub of the genus castanea
As an adjective chestnut is
of a deep reddish-brown colour, like that of a chestnut.
* 1610 , , act 2 scene 2
The hazel tree.
A paintbrush used in oil and acrylic painting with a long ferrule and a curving, tongue-shaped head.
- I'll bring thee / To clust'ring filberts , and sometimes I'll get thee / Young scamels from the rock.
* (nut) hazelnut
* (tree) hazelnut
* cobnut (usually the common hazel (Corylus avellana ) which grows in the UK and Europe)
A tree or shrub of the genus Castanea .
The nut of this tree or shrub.
(uncountable) A dark, reddish-brown colour/color.
A reddish-brown horse.
(uncountable) The wood of a chestnut tree.
(idiomatic) (Often "old chestnut") A worn-out meme; a phrase, etc. so often repeated as to have grown tiresome.
A round or oval horny plate found on the inner side of the leg of a horse or other animal, similar to a birthmark on a human.
* (tree) chestnut tree
* American chestnut
* chestnut blight
* chestnut oak
* chestnut tree
* dwarf chestnut
* horse chestnut
* Moreton Bay chestnut
* pull chestnuts out of the fire
* Spanish chestnut
* sweet chestnut
* water chestnut
Of a deep reddish-brown colour, like that of a chestnut.
* black bean
* chinquapin oak
* water caltrop