from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several pine trees of northern Mexico and the southwest United States that bear edible, nutlike seeds, especially Pinus edulis.
- noun An edible seed of any of these trees.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun 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.
- noun In Mexico, the edible seed of Pinus cembroides.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The edible seed of several species of pine; also, the tree producing such seeds, as
Pinus Pineaof Southern Europe, and Pinus Parryana, cembroides, edulis, and monophylla, the nut pines of Western North America.
- noun See
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun uncountable, countable Any of several North American
pinesthat bear edible seeds ( pine nuts), especially Pinus edulis; the nut pine.
- noun countable, uncountable A
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun any of several low-growing pines of western North America
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Spanish piñón, pine nut, pine cone, augmentative of piña, from Latin pīnea, from feminine of pīneus, of pine, from pīnus, pine tree; see peiə- in Indo-European roots.]
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From Spanish piñon
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