Definitions for piñonˈpɪn yən, ˈpin yoʊn, pinˈyoʊn; piˈnyɔ nɛs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pi•ñonˈpɪn yən, ˈpin yoʊn, pinˈyoʊn; piˈnyɔ nɛs(n.)(pl.)pi•ñons; pi•ño•nes; pin•yons.

or pin•yon

  1. any of several pines of SW North America, as Pinus monophylla or P. edulis, bearing edible nutlike seeds.

    Category: Plants

  2. Also called pi′ñon nut`. the seed.

Origin of piñon:

1825–35, Amer.; < Sp piñón, der. of piña pine cone

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pinon, pinyon(noun)

    any of several low-growing pines of western North America

Freebase

  1. Piñon

    Pinon is a census-designated place in Navajo County, Arizona, United States, and in the Navajo Nation. The population was 1,190 at the 2000 census.

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