(n.) = chestnut tree. Ex: In this study, thirty-four-year-old chestnut trees were felled, measured and weighed to evaluate their aboveground biomass. ---- * castaño de Indias = horse chestnut tree. (adj.) = maroon ; coppery ; chestnut brown. Ex: With its purchase the newspaper staff took on 99% of the press work required to print the 'Maroon and White' newspaper. Ex: My car was filled with a faint coppery smell that reminded me of blood. Ex: She grinned at me before rumpling my chestnut brown hair affectionately. ---- * castaño claro = light brown. * de color castaño = chestnut brown. * ojos castaños = chestnut eyes.