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Pinon   Listen

Any of several low-growing pines of western North America.  Synonym: pinyon.

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"Pinon" Quotes from Famous Books

... alternately, until the twelve rings were disposed of. Three of the rings were afterward taken to the east, three to the south, three to the west, and three to the north, and deposited at the base of pinon trees. The rings were placed over the invalid's mouth to give him strength, cause him to talk with one tongue, and to have a good mind and heart. The other portions of the body were touched with them for physical benefit. When the rings had all ...
— Ceremonial of Hasjelti Dailjis and Mythical Sand Painting of the - Navajo Indians • James Stevenson

... a thing about them. If they need money, they will, but like as not they'll refuse. This is their vacation, they come up every year to pick mesquite beans and pinon nuts," Kit informed them. ...
— The Merriweather Girls in Quest of Treasure • Lizette M. Edholm

... growing singly here and there. Its beautiful stem and branches, ash-grey and blood-red, are oddly twisted from the root to the top. Now and then, in this world of pine trees, we came upon patches of grama grass. We also observed pinon trees, a variety of pine ...
— Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2) • Carl Lumholtz

Words linked to "Pinon" :   bishop's pine, Pinus muricata, Rocky mountain pinon, nut pine, genus Pinus, pinon nut, pinon pine, pine tree, California single-leaf pinyon, bishop pine, pinyon, true pine, pine, Parry's pinyon, Pinus, Pinus parryana, Pinus californiarum, Pinus quadrifolia

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