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(Plants) a variant spelling of chinquapin
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|Noun||1.||chincapin - small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States; resembles a hazelnut|
edible nut - a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
Allegheny chinkapin, Castanea pumila, dwarf chestnut, eastern chinquapin, chinquapin - shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts