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Noun: chinkapin  ching-ku-pin
  1. Small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States; resembles a hazelnut
    - chincapin, chinquapin

Derived forms: chinkapins

Type of: edible nut, nut

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

Encyclopedia: Chinkapin, California