Castanopsis

Castanopsis
noun
evergreen trees and shrubs of warm regions valued for their foliage; southeastern United States and eastern Australia and northern New Zealand
Syn: ↑genus Castanopsis
Hypernyms: ↑hamamelid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Fagaceae, ↑family Fagaceae, ↑beech family
Member Meronyms: ↑oak chestnut

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\\ˌkastəˈnäpsə̇s\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Castanea + -opsis
: a small genus of trees (family Fagaceae) that contains one or two species in the Pacific coastal United States and a number in Asia and is closely related to Castanea but whose members are distinguished by having numerous bud scales on each bud, persistent leaves, a 3-celled ovary, and a fruit consisting of a nut that ripens at the end of the second season — see chinquapin

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