chinkapin definition

  • noun:
    • alternate form of chinquapin.
    • The dwarf chestnut of usa, Castanea pumila, a shrub or tree, ranging from Pennsylvania to Tx, and bearing a nut similar to that of the chestnut, but smaller and solitary when you look at the bur.
    • regarding the Pacific coastline regarding the usa, the Castanopsis chrysophylla, a tree or shrub for the Sierra Nevada and Cascade hills.
    • The nut of Castanea pumila.
    • small fan of either of two tiny chestnut trees for the south united states of america; resembles a hazelnut

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