Definition of Mexican nut pine
1. Noun. A small two-needled or three-needled pinon of Mexico and southern Texas.
Group relationships: Genus Pinus, Pinus
Generic synonyms: Nut Pine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mexican Nut Pine
Literary usage of Mexican nut pine
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1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1884)
"New mexican nut pine, 527,1 a (cone. ill., 526).—Extra-American cultivated pines, ib. Scotch pine, 1 be (cone, ill.), &c.—Propagation, 2 a.—Kauri pine, XJI. ..."
2. Influence of Climate in North and South America: Showing the Varied Climatic by John Disturnell (1867)
"... between latitude 32° and 20°, where abounds the mesquite, green acacia, New mexican nut pine, Arizonian barberry, Arizonian live-oak, saguaro cactus, ..."
3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"... ponderosa). pecially valuable, but the seeds are of great importance to the Indians, who depend upon Cone of New mexican nut pine ..."
4. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"CONE or NEW mexican nut pine. Among pines having the leaves two in a sheath, only two species are of economical value—the yellow pine and the red ..."
5. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1871)
"... catalpa, chestnut, elm, black locust, honey locust, soft maple, oak, Osage orange, peach, pecan, pinon (New mexican nut pine), and black walnut. ..."