golden chinquapin

noun

Definition of golden chinquapin

: a Pacific coast tree (Castanopsis chrysophylla) having evergreen tapering leathery leaves with golden yellow scales on the lower surface

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“Golden chinquapin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/golden%20chinquapin. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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