dwarf chestnut


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Related to dwarf chestnut: American Chinquapin

dwarf chestnut

n
1. (Cookery) the edible nut of the chinquapin tree
2. (Plants) another name for chinquapin1
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Noun1.dwarf chestnut - shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nutsdwarf chestnut - shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts
chincapin, chinkapin, chinquapin - small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States; resembles a hazelnut
Castanea, genus Castanea - chestnuts; chinkapins
chestnut tree, chestnut - any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur
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