Definition of Chinquapin oak
1. Noun. Medium-sized deciduous tree of the eastern United States that yields a strong durable wood.
Generic synonyms: Chestnut Oak
Lexicographical Neighbors of Chinquapin Oak
Literary usage of Chinquapin oak
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Trees in Winter: Their Study, Planting, Care and Identification by Albert Francis Blakeslee, Chester Deacon Jarvis (1913)
"COMPARISONS—1n habit the Dwarf chinquapin oak most nearly resembles the Bear Oak but is smaller when of the same age; has flaky bark after reaching a trunk ..."
2. Our Native Trees and how to Identify Them: A Popular Study of Their Habits by Harriet Louise Keeler (1900)
"... rounded or obtuse at apex which is covered with white down, pale chestnut brown, shining, one-half to three-fourths of an inch long; chinquapin oak, ..."
3. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS—The Yellow Oak, also known as chinquapin oak, can be distinguished from the Chestnut Oak by its usually sessile and smaller ..."
4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1904)
"It is also called " chinquapin oak." WHITE OAK GROUP. White Oak (Quercus alba, L.) (Fig. 14).— A symmetrical, beautiful forest tree, of great value. ..."
5. Our Trees, how to Know Them by Clarence Moores Weed (1918)
"THE chinquapin oak THE chinquapin oak is a shrubby species which is readily ... The chinquapin oak is especially likely to be found on barren sandy soils. ..."
6. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1904)
"Yellow Chestnut Oak, '' chinquapin oak" (Quercus acuminata, Michx.) (Fig. 13). ... It is also called " chinquapin oak." WHITE OAK. GROUP. ..."