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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With an unpredictable monsoon season ahead, Wilmore is watching closely as things such as pinyon-juniper and sagebrush begin to lose their moisture content.
Ancient tree rings from pinyon pines have been used as sensitive "listening posts" to determine climate variability and in particular drought.
Puffs of smoke billowed from underneath juniper and pinyon trees as flames licked at the trees.
Dunn had inserted microphones into the pinyon pines that surround his home in Santa Fe and recorded a CD of the noises they captured.
He described how he had screwed the speaker into a pinyon pine and listened as the output reverberated up and down the trunk.
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.
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.
Phoenix & mdash; Tree junipers, Italian cypress, Eldarica, Aleppo, pinyon or Italian stone pines, rosemary bush
Dallas/Fort Worth all of Texas & mdash; Tree junipers, Italian stone, pinyon or Eldarica pines
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.
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