Meaning of chinquapin
Pronunciation: (ching'ku-pin), [key]
- a shrubby chestnut, Castanea pumila, of the beech family, native to the southeastern U.S., having toothed, oblong leaves and small edible nuts.
- a Pacific coast evergreen tree, Castanopsis chrysophylla, of the beech family, having deeply furrowed bark, dark green lance-shaped leaves, and inedible nuts.
- the nut of either of these trees.
- chinquapin (Thesaurus)