- n shrubby tree closely related to the Allegheny chinkapin but with larger leaves; southern midwestern United States
- n shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts
- n small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States; resembles a hazelnut
- Mike Easley in WCNC (subscription)
We are concerned about the Northeast Cape Fear River at Chinquapin and Burgaw where the river is expected to crest on Saturday,Easley said in a statement.