Definition of chinquapins


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • chinquapins is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 27 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • chinquapins is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 31 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of chinquapins

  • small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States; resembles a hazelnut (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. chincapin
    2. chinkapin

  • shrubby tree closely related to the Allegheny chinkapin but with larger leaves; southern midwestern United States (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. castanea ozarkensis
    2. ozark chinkapin
    3. ozark chinquapin

  • shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. allegheny chinkapin
    2. castanea pumila
    3. dwarf chestnut
    4. eastern chinquapin

See definition of chinquapins in Merriam Webster