Definition of Pinon pine

1. Noun. A small two-needled or three-needled pinon of Mexico and southern Texas.

Exact synonyms: Mexican Nut Pine, Pinus Cembroides
Group relationships: Genus Pinus, Pinus
Generic synonyms: Nut Pine



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinon Pine

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

Literary usage of Pinon pine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians by Wilfred William Robbins, John Peabody Harrington, Barbara W. Freire-Marreco (1916)
"Pinus edulis, pinon pine, Nut Pine. ... pinon pine is the commonest tree on the lower mesas. It is much used as firewood. ..."

2. Outdoor Heritage by Harold Child Bryant (1919)
"There is good reason, for the pinon pine is limited to the great basin country ... At any rate, the arid plateau region is the real ome of the pinon pine. ..."

3. Forest Physiography: Physiography of the United States and Principles of by Isaiah Bowman (1911)
"Its vegetation is pinon pine, cactus, sagebrush, and scrub oak in contrast to the timbered plateau on the east.2 DOLORES PLATEAU The Dolores Plateau lies ..."

4. Elements of Forestry by Frederick Franklin Moon, Nelson Courtlandt Brown (1914)
"Woodland or pinon pine type. This occurs just above the sage brush deserts, ... The principal growth is composed of groups of juniper and pinon pine (Pinus ..."

5. Arizona as it is: Or, The Coming Country. Comp. from Notes of Travel During by Hiram C. Hodge (1877)
"The pinon pine, which grows along the lower line of the large pine forests, and is intermixed with the juniper forests, is excellent for fire-wood, ..."

6. The West: From the Census of 1880, a History of the Industrial , Commercial by Robert Percival Porter, William Patterson Jones, Henry Gannett (1882)
"The more arid plateaux and valleys of the western part of the State support a growth of pinon pine and dwarf cedar, both species peculiar to this arid ..."

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