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[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 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


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