chinquapin

Definitions of chinquapin
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n small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States; resembles a hazelnut

Synonyms:
chincapin, chinkapin
Type of:
edible nut
a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell

n shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts

Synonyms:
Allegheny chinkapin, Castanea pumila, dwarf chestnut, eastern chinquapin
Type of:
chestnut, chestnut tree
any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur

n shrubby tree closely related to the Allegheny chinkapin but with larger leaves; southern midwestern United States

Synonyms:
Castanea ozarkensis, Ozark chinkapin, Ozark chinquapin
Type of:
chestnut, chestnut tree
any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur

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