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chinkapin (n.)

also chincapin, chinquapin, "small tree or shrub of eastern U.S., bearing a nut like the chestnut," 1610s, from < chechinquamins >, a word in a central Atlantic coast Algonquian language, 

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Definitions of chinkapin

chinkapin (n.)
small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States; resembles a hazelnut;
Synonyms: chincapin / chinquapin
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