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Japanese horse chestnut
Kanji 2080

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Find out about the Japanese horse chestnut tree, and see how it has contributed to cuisine in Japan. Learn why 栃 figures into the name of a medicinal plant that has nothing to do with the Japanese horse chestnut tree. Discover the highlights of Tochigi Prefecture, and see how its flag features 栃 in a creative way. Also learn figurative terms  involving a rolling pin! 

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