Definition of Screwbean mesquite
1. Noun. Shrub or small tree of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico having spirally twisted pods.
Generic synonyms: Mesquit, Mesquite
Terms within: Screw Bean
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1. Frémont and '49: The Story of a Remarkable Career and Its Relation to the by Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh (1914)
"... 298 474 Scott, General Winfield, moves to make Fremont a captain, 283 Scott, of fourth expedition, 398; Godey finds him, 401 screwbean mesquite, ..."