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chinquapin (plural chinquapins)
- Any of the shrubs in the genus Castanopsis.
- Any of the several trees and shrubs in the genus Chrysolepis.
- Some of the species in the chestnut genus Castanea.
- A chinkapin oak (Quercus muhlenbergii), a species of oak whose leaves resemble those of chinkapins
- A water-chinquapin, the water plant Nelumbo lutea, American lotus.
- The redear sunfish (Lepomis microlophus)