[ching-kuh-pin] /ˈtʃɪŋ kə pɪn/
a shrubby chestnut, Castanea pumila, of the beech family, native to the southeastern U.S., having toothed, oblong leaves and small edible nuts.
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.
the nut of either of these trees.
a variant spelling of chinquapin
a dwarf chestnut tree, Castanea pumila, of the eastern US, yielding edible nuts
Also called giant chinquapin. a large evergreen fagaceous tree, Castanopsis chrysophylla, of W North America
the nut of either of these trees
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. […]
[chin-chin] /ˈtʃɪnˌtʃɪn/ noun 1. polite and ceremonious speech. 2. light conversation; chitchat. verb (used without object), chin-chinned, chin-chinning. 3. to speak politely and ceremoniously. 4. to talk casually and lightly; chat. interjection 5. (used as a greeting or farewell.) 6. (used as a toast, as in drinking to someone’s health.) sentence substitute 1. (informal) a […]