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  • n. Any of several North American pines that bear edible seeds (pine nuts), especially Pinus edulis; the nut pine.
  • n. A pine nut.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The edible seed of several species of pine; also, the tree producing such seeds, as Pinus Pinea of Southern Europe, and Pinus Parryana, cembroides, edulis, and monophylla, the nut pines of Western North America.
  • n. See monkey's puzzle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of several nut-pines of the Rocky Mountain region, as Pinus Parryana, P. edulis, and P. monophylla; also, a seed of one of these trees.
  • n. In Mexico, the edible seed of Pinus cembroides.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of several low-growing pines of western North America

Etymologies

From Spanish piñon (Wiktionary)

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