Definition of Dwarf chestnut
1. Noun. Shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts.
Terms within: Chincapin, Chinkapin, Chinquapin
Group relationships: Castanea, Genus Castanea
Generic synonyms: Chestnut, Chestnut Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dwarf Chestnut
Literary usage of Dwarf chestnut
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, Luther Burbank Society (U.S.), John Whitson, Henry Smith Williams, Robert John (1915)
"... A dwarf chestnut Tree This bush-like tree is a fine example of a Burbank hybrid chestnut. The workman who stands beside the tree is fioe feet seven ..."
2. The Market Assistant: Containing a Brief Description of Every Article of by Thomas Farrington De Voe (1867)
"Chinquapin nut, or dwarf chestnut.—This is a small variety of the chestnut, growing on smaller trees, and considered about the same quality. ..."
3. Annual Report of the Secretary of State to the Governor and General Assembly by Ohio Secretary of State (1887)
"... Ua dwarf chestnut oak. while Ih« other («. tiwi/nUa). the holly leaved oak. ... dwarf chestnut. Chinquapin. A »mall tlw* (in the Atlantic States a low ..."
4. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"The Chinquapin, or dwarf chestnut, Oak.— Leaves on shortish petioles ; somewhat ... The dwarf chestnut oak is \ one of the smallest of the genus, as, ..."