Mesquite
geographical name city NE Texas E of Dallas population 124,523

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Mesquite — Mesquite, NV U.S. city in Nevada Population (2000): 9389 Housing Units (2000): 4442 Land area (2000): 15.309435 sq. miles (39.651253 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.335395 sq. miles (0.868670 sq. km) Total area (2000): 15.644830 sq. miles (40.519923 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Mesquite — Mes*qui te (m[e^]s*k[=e] t[asl]), Mesquit Mes*quit (m[e^]s*k[=e]t ), n. [Sp. mezquite; said to be a Mexican Indian word.] (Bot.) Aany of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the southwestern part of North America belonging to the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mesquite — bezeichnet: Mesquiten, ein Pflanzengattung (Prosopis) Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Mesquite (Kalifornien) Mesquite (Nevada) Mesquite (New Mexico) Mesquite (Borden County, Texas) Mesquite (Dallas County, Texas) Sonstiges: Mesquitewein, einen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mesquite — type of North American shrub of the pea family, 1759, from Mexican Spanish mezquite, from Nahuatl (Aztec) mizquitl mesquite …   Etymology dictionary

  • mesquite — sustantivo masculino 1. Origen: México, Nicaragua. Mezquite. mezquite o mesquite sustantivo masculino 1. Origen …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Mesquite — [me skēt′] [after the mesquite trees found there] city in NE Tex.: suburb of Dallas: pop. 125,000 …   English World dictionary

  • mesquite — mesquite. m. Méx. mezquite …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • mesquite — m. Méx. mezquite …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • mesquite — ☆ mesquite or mesquit [me skēt′, mes′kēt΄ ] n. [Sp mezquite < Nahuatl mizquitl] any of several thorny trees or shrubs (genus Prosopis) of the mimosa family, common in the SW U.S. and in Mexico, including the screw bean: the sugary, beanlike,… …   English World dictionary

  • Mesquite — For other uses, see Mesquite (disambiguation). Mesquite Mesquite (from Nahuatl mizquitl) is a leguminous plant of the Prosopis genus found in northern Mexico through the Sonoran Desert and Chihuahuan Deserts, and up into the Southwestern United… …   Wikipedia

  • mesquite — /me skeet , mes keet/, n. 1. any of several usually spiny trees or shrubs belonging to the genus Prosopis, of the legume family, as P. juliflora or P. glandulosa, of western North America, having bipinnate leaves and beanlike pods and often… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”