- mess about,
- mess around,
- mess call,
- mess gear
Origin of mesquite
Examples from the Web for mesquite
Mistletoes on mesquite trees in central Mexico have been linked to a greater abundance of tropical bird species.
“The media really started to pay attention when someone died in 2011,” said Kenny Fritch, a 28-year-old from Mesquite, Texas.A Report From the Misunderstood Gathering of the Juggalos|Steve Miller|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its handle, she notes, was made from a mesquite tree in her back yard.
ST: At my house, cooked on my Big Green Egg over lump charcoal and mesquite.
He had scratches on his wrist, maybe from a cholla cactus or from sleeping under a mesquite tree.
Our horses were Kentucky-bred, strengthened by the mesquite grass of the west.Whirligigs|O. Henry
Castaeda speaks of the people beyond Chichilticale making a bread of the mesquite which kept good for a whole year.
Then the pony squealed again, and as it did so there came an answering equine hail from the mesquite.Ruth Fielding In the Saddle|Alice B. Emerson
It was featureless save for sage and mesquite and tall thin stalks of yucca.Space Platform|Murray Leinster
The wind, humming through a hundred leagues of sage brush and mesquite, closed their ears to the city's staccato noises.The Voice of the City|O. Henry
Word Origin for mesquite
type of North American shrub of the pea family, 1759, from Mexican Spanish mezquite, from Nahuatl (Aztec) mizquitl "mesquite."