Definition of Pinon

1. Noun. Any of several low-growing pines of western North America.




Definition of Pinon

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of piñon) ¹

2. Noun. Any of several North American pines that bear edible seeds (pine nuts), especially ''Pinus edulis''; the nut pine ¹

3. Noun. A pine nut. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pinon

1. a pine tree [n -S or -ES]

Medical Definition of Pinon

1. The edible seed of several species of pine; also, the tree producing such seeds, as Pinus Pinea of Southern Europe, and P. Parryana, cembroides, edulis, and monophylla, the nut pines of Western North America. See Monkey's puzzle. Alternative forms: pignon. Origin: Sp. Pinon. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinon

pinocle
pinocles
pinocyte
pinocytic
pinocytose
pinocytosed
pinocytoses
pinocytosing
pinocytosis
pinocytotic
pinocytotic vesicle
pinocytotically
pinole
pinolenic acid
pinoles
pinon (current term)
pinon nut
pinon pine
pinones
pinons
pinophytes
pinopod
pinopods
pinoresinol reductase
pinosity
pinosome
pinot
pinotage
pinots

Literary usage of Pinon

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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1911)
"Mexican pinon trees from three to six feet tall were found which, although they had made normal growth up to four or five years ago, had not developed ..."

2. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Robertson Smith (1896)
"No name answering to pinon appears to have been yet discovered in Arabic literature, or amongst the existing tribes. Pi'rathon, "in the land of Ephraim in ..."

3. California Desert Trails by Joseph Smeaton Chase (1919)
"CHAPTER IX A DESERT RIDE: COACHELLA VALLEY TO pinon WELL The "Coral Reef" — Sand-wraiths — Belts of desert vegetation — Vanished races — En route for ..."

4. The Valuation of American Timberlands by Karl Wilson Woodward (1921)
"CHAPTER VIII pinon AND JUNIPER General Conditions. Location and Extent. ... The pinon, Pinus edulis, is not more abundant numerically but the larger size ..."

5. A New History of the Conquest of Mexico: In which Las Casas ̕denunciations by Robert Anderson Wilson (1859)
"... 478—A muster and division offerees for the siege, 479—The land forces placed in position, 480—By means of his brigantines Cortez captures the pinon, ..."

6. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1907)
"On the left was the forest of the pinon zone." repetition, to be a wonder. One could hardly wish for a more definite ensemble of conditions than those that ..."

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