screwbean mesquite
noun see screwbean

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • screwbean mesquite — noun shrub or small tree of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico having spirally twisted pods • Syn: ↑screw bean, ↑screwbean, ↑tornillo, ↑Prosopis pubescens • Hypernyms: ↑mesquite, ↑mesquit …   Useful english dictionary

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  • screwbean — noun shrub or small tree of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico having spirally twisted pods • Syn: ↑screw bean, ↑tornillo, ↑screwbean mesquite, ↑Prosopis pubescens • Hypernyms: ↑mesquite, ↑mesquit …   Useful english dictionary

  • screwbean — noun Date: 1866 1. a leguminous shrub or small tree (Prosopis pubescens) of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico having spirally twisted pods with sweet pulp called also screwbean mesquite 2. the pod of the screwbean …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • screw bean — noun 1. spirally twisted sweet pod of screwbean mesquite that is used for fodder or ground into meal for feed • Hypernyms: ↑pod, ↑seedpod • Part Holonyms: ↑screwbean, ↑tornillo, ↑screwbean mesquite, ↑Prosopis pubescens 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prosopis pubescens — Taxobox name = Prosopis pubescens image width = 250px image caption = Mature fruit (beans or legumes) of Prosopis pubescens regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae subfamilia =… …   Wikipedia

  • mesquit — noun any of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large pods rich in sugar • Syn: ↑mesquite • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑honey mesquite, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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