(n.) = chestnut. Ex: He successfully walks the tightrope between being a scholar and being a fan, delivering a book that makes chestnuts like The Wizard of Oz fresh and fun again. ---- * castaña caliente = roast chestnut. * castaña de Indias = horse chestnut ; conker. * castañas glaseadas = marron glacé. * juego de las castañas = conkers. * sacar las castañas del fuego = sort out + the mess ; pick up + the pieces. * sacarle las castañas del fuego a Alguien = pull + Posesivo + chestnuts out of the fire. (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.