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Mesquite

Mes`qui´te   Pronunciation: mĕs`kē´tã
n.1.(Bot.) Aany of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the southwestern part of North America belonging to the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large sugar-rich pods, especially the honey mesquite, and screw-pod mesquite.
Honey mesquite
b - See Algaroba (b).
Screw-pod mesquite
a smaller tree (Prosopis pubescens), having spiral pods used as fodder and sometimes as food by the Indians.
Mesquite grass
a rich native grass in Western Texas (Bouteloua oligostachya, and other species); - so called from its growing in company with the mesquite tree; - called also muskit grass, grama grass.
Noun1.mesquite - any of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large sugar-rich pods
Synonyms: mesquit
algarroba, bush, genus Prosopis, honey mesquite, mesquit, Prosopis, Prosopis glandulosa, Prosopis juliflora, Prosopis juliiflora, Prosopis pubescens, screw bean, screwbean, screwbean mesquite, shrub, tornillo, Western honey mesquite
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Mesothoracic
Mesothorax
Mesothorium
Mesotrochal
mesotron
Mesotype
Mesovarium
Mesoxalate
Mesoxalic
Mesozoa
Mesozoic
Mesozoic era
Mespilus
Mespilus germanica
Mesprise
mesquit
-- Mesquite --
Mesquite bean
Mesquite grass
mesquite gum
Mess
mess about
mess around
Mess beef
mess hall
mess jacket
mess kit
mess of pottage
mess up
mess-dos
mess-up
Message
Message Digest 5
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