noun, plural pi·ñons, Spanish pi·ño·nes [pee-nyaw-nes]. /piˈnyɔ nɛs/.
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Origin of piñon
Words nearby piñon
Example sentences from the Web for piñon
The village and forest of Pinon were captured, and the hamlet of Pargny-Filain.
Ladue's was an old ranch on the river, around which the town of Pinon had for twenty years been slowly growing.The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop|Hamlin Garland
They gathered a capful of the pinon cones—the seeds of which Lucien knew how to prepare by parching and pounding.The Boy Hunters|Captain Mayne Reid
Ay, and you shall have a half peck of pinon nuts for your supper, I promise you.The Lone Ranche|Captain Mayne Reid
In the spring of one year two old men came up into the Canyon of Pinon Pines.Good Stories For Great Holidays|Frances Jenkins Olcott
Idioms and Phrases with piñon
Attribute to someone, especially a wrongdoing or crime. For example, They pinned the murder on the wrong man. This expression uses pin in the sense of “attach.” [First half of 1900s]