Chestnut powder

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Deciduous trees of the genus Castanea, native to temperate zones in the United States, Europe, northern Africa and parts of Asia. Chestnut trees produce a fruit that can be peeled and eaten most often after roasting. These fruits can also be dried and milled into a powder that has been used like flour in bread, cookies and other recipes. In addition, the powder can be used to starch and bleach fabrics.