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  Definition of Chinquapin
  1. small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States; resembles a hazelnut
  2. shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts
  3. shrubby tree closely related to the Allegheny chinkapin but with larger leaves; southern midwest United States
Similar Words: chincapin, chinkapin, Allegheny chinkapin, eastern chinquapin, dwarf chestnut, Castanea pumila, Ozark chinkapin, Ozark chinquapin, Castanea ozarkensis

 

Part Meronyms: Allegheny chinkapin, eastern chinquapin, dwarf chestnut, Castanea pumila, Ozark chinkapin, Ozark chinquapin, Castanea ozarkensis

 

Member Meronyms: Castanea, genus Castanea

 

 
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