pinyon
variant of pinon

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  • pinyon — ☆ pinyon [pin′yən, pēn′yōn, pēn yōn′ ] n. [AmSp piñón < Sp, pine nut < piña, pine cone < L pinea < pinus, PINE1] 1. any of several small pines (as Pinus cembroides, P. monophylla, or P. edulis) with large, edible seeds, widely… …   English World dictionary

  • pinyon — koloradinė pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos augalas (Pinus edulis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Jo sėklos valgomos, mediena naudojama kurui. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus cembroides var. edulis; Pinus edulis angl. American… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • pinyon — noun any of several low growing pines of western North America • Syn: ↑pinon • Hypernyms: ↑pine, ↑pine tree, ↑true pine • Hyponyms: ↑nut pine, ↑bishop pine, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pinyon — /pin yeuhn, peen yohn, peen yohn /, n. piñon (def. 1). Also called pinyon pine. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pinyon — This very interesting name is of Welsh origin and derives from Ap Eignion meaning the son of Eignion itself a derivation from St. Einiawe, one of the early 7th century saints of Wales (Cymrae). The Holy Spring at Llavareth in the former county of …   Surnames reference

  • pinyon — pin|yon [ pınjən ] another spelling of piñon …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pinyon — n. piñon, any of several low growing pines that bear edible nutlike seeds and are native to the western United States and Mexico …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pinyon — noun variant spelling of piñon …   English new terms dictionary

  • pinyon —    See piñon …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • pinyon — pi·nyon …   English syllables

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