Meaning of piñon


Pronunciation: (pin'yun, pēn'yōn, pēn-yōn' Sp. pē-nyôn'), [key]
— pl. pi•ñons, pi•ño•nes
  1. Also calledany of several pines of southwestern North America, as Pinus monophylla or P. edulis, bearing edible, nutlike seeds.
  2. Also calledthe seed.
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