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Chestnut vs. Chinquapin — What's the Difference?

Chestnut vs. Chinquapin — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Chestnut and Chinquapin

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Chestnut

The chestnuts are a group of eight or nine species of deciduous trees and shrubs in the genus Castanea, in the beech family Fagaceae. They are native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.
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Chinquapin

A chestnut (Castanea pumila) of eastern North America that grows as a shrub or small tree.
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Chestnut

A glossy hard brown edible nut which develops within a bristly case and which may be roasted and eaten.
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Chinquapin

Any of several evergreen trees or shrubs of the family Fagaceae, including species in the genera Chrysolepis of western North America and Castanopsis of East and Southeast Asia.
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Chestnut

The large European tree that produces the edible chestnut, with serrated leaves and heavy timber.
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Chinquapin

The edible nut of any of these plants.
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Chestnut

A small horny patch on the inside of each of a horse's legs.
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Chinquapin

Certain trees in the chestnut genus Castanea:
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Chestnut

Any of several deciduous trees of the genus Castanea native to northern temperate regions, having alternate simple toothed leaves, and nuts that are enclosed in a prickly husk.
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Chinquapin

(Castanea pumila)
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Chestnut

The often edible nut of any of these trees.
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Chinquapin

(Castanea ozarkensis)
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Chestnut

The wood of any of these trees.
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Chinquapin

(Castanea henryi)
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Chestnut

Any of several other plants, such as the horse chestnut.
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Chinquapin

Any of the trees in the genus Castanopsis.
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Chestnut

A moderate to deep reddish brown.
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Chinquapin

Any of the trees and shrubs in the genus Chrysolepis.
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Chestnut

A reddish-brown horse.
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Chinquapin

A chinkapin oak (Quercus muehlenbergii), a species of oak whose leaves resemble those of chestnut-genus chinquapins.
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Chestnut

A small hard callus on the inner surface of a horse's foreleg.
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Chinquapin

A water chinquapin, the water plant Nelumbo lutea, American lotus.
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Chestnut

An old, frequently repeated joke, story, or song.
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Chinquapin

The redear sunfish (Lepomis microlophus).
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Chestnut

Of a moderate to deep reddish brown.
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Chinquapin

A branching, nut-bearing tree or shrub (Castanea pumila) of North America, from six to twenty feet high, allied to the chestnut. Also, its small, sweet, edible nat.
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Chestnut

A tree or shrub of the genus Castanea.
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Chinquapin

Shrubby tree closely related to the Allegheny chinkapin but with larger leaves; southern midwest United States
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Chestnut

A nut of this tree or shrub.
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Chinquapin

Shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts
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Chestnut

(uncountable) A dark, reddish-brown colour, as seen on the fruit of the chestnut tree.
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Chinquapin

Small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States; resembles a hazelnut
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Chestnut

A reddish-brown horse.
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Chestnut

(uncountable) The wood of a chestnut tree.
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Chestnut

(figurative) An old joke; a worn-out meme, phrase, ploy, etc. so often repeated as to have grown tiresome or ineffective (often in the phrase "old chestnut").
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Chestnut

A round or oval horny plate found on the inner side of the leg of a horse or other animal, similar to a birthmark on a human.
Night eye
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Chestnut

(UK) The horse-chestnut.
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Chestnut

Of a deep reddish-brown colour, like that of a chestnut.
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Chestnut

The edible nut of a forest tree (Castanea vesce) of Europe and America. Commonly two or more of the nuts grow in a prickly bur.
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Chestnut

The tree itself, or its light, coarse-grained timber, used for ornamental work, furniture, etc.
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Chestnut

A bright brown color, like that of the nut.
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Chestnut

The horse chestnut (often so used in England).
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Chestnut

One of the round, or oval, horny plates on the inner sides of the legs of the horse, and allied animals.
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Chestnut

An old joke or story.
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Chestnut

Of or pertaining of a chestnut; of a reddish brown color; as, chestnut curls.
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Chestnut

Wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
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Chestnut

Any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur
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Chestnut

Edible nut of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
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Chestnut

A small horny callus on the inner surface of a horse's leg
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Chestnut

A dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse
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Chestnut

Used of hair; of a golden brown to reddish brown color;
A chestnut horse
Chestnut hair
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