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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - 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.

Usage examples (36)
  • This plant, also known as mesquite, is grown from seeds.
  • Drain mesquite chips; sprinkle 1 cup over coals.
  • The skilled craftsmen use different woods such as mesquite, alder, pine and more.
  • Better types of wood (such as mesquite) will cost more, however these are usually used in barbeque situations. for more
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