Definition of Eastern chinquapin

1. Noun. Shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Eastern Chinquapin

east side
east southeast
east wind
easter proteinase
eastern United States
eastern chimpanzee
eastern chinquapin (current term)
eastern chipmunk
eastern coral snake
eastern cottontail
eastern cricket frog
eastern dasyure
eastern equine encephalomyelitis
eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus
eastern fence lizard
eastern flowering dogwood
eastern fox squirrel
eastern gorilla
eastern gorillas
eastern gray squirrel
eastern grey kangaroo

Literary usage of Eastern chinquapin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Elements of Forestry: Designed to Afford Information Concerning the by Franklin Benjamin Hough (1882)
"... than the eastern chinquapin, which- it otherwise much resembles. 1 A writer in Carrol Co., Ga., mentions this disease of the chestnut, which appeared ..."

2. Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and by Joseph Henry, Spencer Fullerton Baird, United States War Dept, United States Army. Corps of Engineers (1857)
"The shell of the nut is much harder than that of the eastern chinquapin, and the two species are in all respects unlike. It is quite common to find ripe ..."

3. Forest Trees of the Pacific Slope by George Bishop Sudworth, United States Forest Service (1908)
"... chinquapin is simply " chinquapin," probably from the close external resemblance of the fruit burs to those of the eastern chinquapin (Castanea pumila). ..."

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