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- n. A pine nut; the edible seed of a pine tree.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The seed of the nut- or stone-pine of southern Europe, Pinus Pinea, or its kernel. These are eaten like almonds and are used in confectionery. See nut-pine and stone-pine under pine.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. edible seed of any of several nut pines especially some pinons of southwestern North America
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This is the Italian pignolia, and you may buy them in the confectionery stores in this country.
The chestnut, the chinquapin, the filbert, the hickory, pecan and pine nut contain on an average as much protein as is found in fish, while the butternut, the peanut and the pignolia contain twice as much or 50 per cent more than is found in the best of meat.
The fruit now you buy as the pignolia in the markets.
Korean pine, the pignolia or stone pine, the Italian stone pine and the
You can buy pignolia nuts in Europe for food everywhere.
Chef Jim Parthemore with rainbow trout pignolia, chocolate zabaglione and apple flautas at Cristina's in Croton-on-Hudson.