Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of piñon.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of piñon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An Anglicized form of piñon.

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

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

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Examples

  • With an unpredictable monsoon season ahead, Wilmore is watching closely as things such as pinyon-juniper and sagebrush begin to lose their moisture content.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • Ancient tree rings from pinyon pines have been used as sensitive "listening posts" to determine climate variability and in particular drought.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Global Warming, Drought and the Grim Reaper

  • Puffs of smoke billowed from underneath juniper and pinyon trees as flames licked at the trees.

    Thousands ordered out of Ariz. town as fire nears

  • Dunn had inserted microphones into the pinyon pines that surround his home in Santa Fe and recorded a CD of the noises they captured.

    Beetle Mania

  • He described how he had screwed the speaker into a pinyon pine and listened as the output reverberated up and down the trunk.

    Beetle Mania

  • Amid the gurgling of pine sap and slow flexing of the trees can be heard a stream of chirps: the calls of pinyon engraver beetles.

    Beetle Mania

  • A sea of ancient water tainted by the Cold War is creeping deep under the volcanic peaks, dry lake beds and pinyon pine forests covering a vast tract of Nevada.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: November 13, 2009

  • Phoenix & mdash; Tree junipers, Italian cypress, Eldarica, Aleppo, pinyon or Italian stone pines, rosemary bush

    Tips to care for a living tree at Christmas

  • Dallas/Fort Worth all of Texas & mdash; Tree junipers, Italian stone, pinyon or Eldarica pines

    Tips to care for a living tree at Christmas

  • Al Carty retired from a California beach town to the high plains of New Mexico, where he roams the pinyon-juniper hills and writes about the thoughts that come tohim there.

    A FAMILY MATTER • by Al Carty

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