[pin-yuh n, peen-yohn, peen-yohn; Spanish pee-nyawn]
Origin of piñon
1825–35, Americanism; < Spanish piñón, derivative of piña pine cone
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Examples from the Web for pinon
Our band cannot either come on to the Pinon or cross the war-trail at any point.
My mind has not been easy since I saw them go eastward from the Pinon.
Ay, and you shall have a half peck of pinon nuts for your supper, I promise you.The Lone Ranche
Captain Mayne Reid
It is perhaps worth while to tell what befell Anizy, and how Pinon escaped.France and the Republic
William Henry Hurlbert
Then he said, "I will bring the gum of the pinon and set fire to that."Myths and Legends of California and the Old Southwest
Katharine Berry Judson