honey mesquite


noun

a thorny drought-resistant tree, Prosopis glandulosa, of the legume family, native to the southwestern U.S., having clusters of yellow flowers.

Nearby words

  1. honey eater,
  2. honey fungus,
  3. honey gilding,
  4. honey guide,
  5. honey locust,
  6. honey mouse,
  7. honey mushroom,
  8. honey plant,
  9. honey stomach,
  10. honey wagon

Origin of honey mesquite

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90

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British Dictionary definitions for honey mesquite

honey mesquite

noun

another name for mesquite
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