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[pin-yuh n, peen-yohn, peen-yohn]
  1. piñon(def 1).
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Also called pinyon pine.
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Examples from the Web for pinyon

Historical Examples

  • Cedar and pinyon trees lined the trail, and there were no more firs.

    The Light of Western Stars

    Zane Grey

  • I've been down to Pinyon's to-day, with my croshy-work, for a change.

    The Other Girls

    Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney

  • Many of the flats of the pinyon belt are grown to basin sagebrush.

  • Many a time before had they rounded up their herds and stalked the deer among the thin cedar and pinyon forests.

    The Book of the National Parks

    Robert Sterling Yard

  • On that slope anything that started rolling never stopped unless it went against one of the rare pine or pinyon trees.