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Pinon

pinon

(Science: botany) The edible seed of several species of pine; also, the tree producing such seeds, as pinus Pinea of southern Europe, and P. Parryana, cembroides, edulis, and monophylla, the nut pines of western North America.

See monkey's puzzle.

Alternative forms: pignon.

Origin: Sp. Pinon.


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