HyperDic: chinquapin

English > 3 senses of the word chinquapin:
NOUNplantchinquapin, Ozark chinkapin, Ozark chinquapin, Castanea ozarkensisshrubby tree closely related to the Allegheny chinkapin but with larger leaves
plantchinquapin, Allegheny chinkapin, eastern chinquapin, dwarf chestnut, Castanea pumilashrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts
foodchinquapin, chincapin, chinkapinsmall nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States
English > chinquapin: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningshrubby tree closely related to the Allegheny chinkapin but with larger leaves; southern midwestern United States.
SynonymsOzark chinkapin, Ozark chinquapin, Castanea ozarkensis
Member ofCastanea, genus Castaneachestnuts
Partschincapin, chinkapin, chinquapinsmall nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States
Broaderchestnut, chestnut treeAny of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn
English > chinquapin: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningshrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts.
SynonymsAllegheny chinkapin, eastern chinquapin, dwarf chestnut, Castanea pumila
Member ofCastanea, genus Castaneachestnuts
Partschincapin, chinkapin, chinquapinsmall nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States
Broaderchestnut, chestnut treeAny of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn
English > chinquapin: 3 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningsmall nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States; resembles a hazelnut.
Synonymschincapin, chinkapin
Part ofAllegheny chinkapin, eastern chinquapin, chinquapin, dwarf chestnut, Castanea pumilashrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts
Ozark chinkapin, Ozark chinquapin, chinquapin, Castanea ozarkensisshrubby tree closely related to the Allegheny chinkapin but with larger leaves
Broaderedible nutA hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
Spanishchincapin, chinkapin
Catalanchincapin, chinkapin

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