chinquapin definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a few deciduous shrubs or tiny trees related and just like the chestnut, specifically Castanea pumila, native to the east united states of america.
    • a big evergreen tree (Castanopsis chrysophylla) associated with the Pacific Coast of North America. Also called huge chinquapin, golden chinquapin.
    • The nut of every of these flowers.
    • the bushes inside genus Castanopsis
    • any of the several timber inside genus Chrysolepis
    • some of the species within the chestnut genus Castanea
    • chinkapin oak (Quercus muhlenbergii), a species of oak whose leaves resemble those of chinkapins
    • water-chinquapin, the water plant Nelumbo lutea, US lotus
    • the redear sunfish (Lepomis microlophus)
    • A branching, nut-bearing tree or shrub (Castanea pumila) of united states, from six to twenty feet high, allied to your chestnut. Also, its little, nice, edible nat.
    • See chinkapin.
    • little fan of either of two tiny chestnut woods associated with south usa; resembles a hazelnut
    • shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern united states of america having little edible nuts
    • shrubby tree closely associated with the Allegheny chinkapin but with larger leaves; south midwestern usa

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