Definition of Pinon nut
1. Noun. Edible seed of any of several nut pines especially some pinons of southwestern North America.
Generic synonyms: Edible Nut
Group relationships: Nut Pine, European Nut Pine, Pinus Pinea, Stone Pine, Umbrella Pine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinon Nut
Literary usage of Pinon nut
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1. Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians by Wilfred William Robbins, John Peabody Harrington, Barbara W. Freire-Marreco (1916)
"To, 'pinon nut,' 'nut.' As stated above, an examination of cognate words in other Tanoan languages leads us to believe that to is ety- ..."
2. The Woods of the United States by Charles Sprague Sargent, American Museum of Natural History (1885)
"Pinon, Nut Pine. Eastern base of Pike's Peak, Colorado, south through New Mexico to the ... Pinon. Nut Pine. Western base of the Wahsatch Mountains, Utah, ..."
3. Arizona as it is: Or, The Coming Country. Comp. from Notes of Travel During by Hiram C. Hodge (1877)
"... edulis~) bears a large quantity of fruit known as the pinon nut, which is gathered and eaten in great quantities by the natives. ..."
4. Yosemite Trails: Camp and Pack-train in the Yosemite Region of the Sierra Nevada by Joseph Smeaton Chase (1911)
"... other Sierra species is arranged in fascicles of two, three, or five leaves. It is the small, egg- shaped cone of this tree that supplies the pinon-nut, ..."