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Pine nut   /paɪn nət/   Listen
Pine nut

Edible seed of any of several nut pines especially some pinons of southwestern North America.  Synonyms: pignolia, pinon nut.

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"Pine nut" Quotes from Famous Books

... superstition in America is that of an old Indian woman being suspected of witchcraft, and stoned to death in Pine Nut Valley, Nevada; and in another part of the world, far separated from America, a similar act of superstition was committed, in which a human creature fell a victim to the gross delusions of her neighbours. We refer to a case of witch-burning in Russia. In October ...
— The Mysteries of All Nations • James Grant

Words linked to "Pine nut" :   European nut pine, stone pine, umbrella pine, nut pine, pinon nut, pignolia, Pinus pinea, edible nut

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