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buckeye:see horse chestnuthorse chestnut,
common name for some members of the Hippocastanaceae, a family of trees and shrubs of the north temperate zones and of South America. The horse chestnut tree, Aesculus hippocastanum,
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(see also Horse Chestnut) Grows to 90 ft (30m). Nuts are high in tannins like acorns, meaning they need to be heated/roasted and leached in multiple changes of water (or left in running stream) for 5 days before consuming.
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The common name for deciduous trees composing the genus Aesculus in the order Sapindales; leaves are opposite and palmately compound, and the seed is large with a firm outer coat.
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