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Origin of nut pine
An Americanism dating back to 1835–45
Words nearby nut pine
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Example sentences from the Web for nut pine
This tree is called by the Mexicans “piñon,” and also by travellers the “nut-pine.”The Desert Home|Mayne Reid
In front of us was a low ridge covered with loose rocks and straggling trees of the nut-pine.The Scalp Hunters|Mayne Reid
The lower parts of the mountain were covered with the nut-pine.The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California|Brevet Col. J.C. Fremont
British Dictionary definitions for nut pine
either of two varieties of the pine tree Pinus cembroides, of Mexico, Arizona, and California, having edible nuts
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