any of various globular cacti of the genus Gymnocalycium, native to South America, having white or pinkish flowers and a chinlike protrusion below each cluster of spines.
[ching-kuh-pin] /ˈtʃɪŋ kə pɪn/ noun 1. a shrubby chestnut, Castanea pumila, of the beech family, native to the southeastern U.S., having toothed, oblong leaves and small edible nuts. 2. Also called golden chinquapin. a Pacific coast evergreen tree, Castanopsis chrysophylla, of the beech family, having deeply furrowed bark, dark green lance-shaped leaves, and inedible nuts. […]
noun 1. a small lygaeid bug, Blissus leucopterus, that feeds on corn, wheat, and other grains. noun 1. a black-and-white tropical American heteropterous insect, Blissus leucopterus, that is very destructive to grasses and cereals in the US: family Lygaeidae 2. a related and similar European insect, Ischnodemus sabuleti
[chin-chuh-rin-chee, -rin-chee, ching-kuh-] /ˌtʃɪn tʃə rɪnˈtʃi, -ˈrɪn tʃi, ˌtʃɪŋ kə-/ noun 1. a bulbous plant, Ornithogalum thyrsoides, of the lily family, native to southern Africa, having dense clusters of cream-colored or white flowers. /ˌtʃɪntʃərɪnˈtʃiː; -ˈrɪntʃɪ/ noun 1. a bulbous South African liliaceous plant, Ornithogalum thyrsoides, having long spikes of white or yellow long-lasting flowers
[chin-chil-uh] /tʃɪnˈtʃɪl ə/ noun 1. a small, South American rodent, Chinchilla laniger, raised for its soft, silvery gray fur: now rare in the wild. 2. the fur of this animal. 3. something, as a coat or jacket, made of chinchilla fur: a floor-length chinchilla. 4. a thick, napped, woolen fabric for coats. /tʃɪnˈtʃɪlə/ noun 1. […]