pignolia


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pignolia

(piːˈnəʊlɪə)
n
(Plants) a pine nut, the edible seed of the nut pine

pine′ nut`


n.
the edible seed of any of several pine trees, as the piñon.
Also called pignolia, pignoli.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pignolia - edible seed of any of several nut pines especially some pinons of southwestern North Americapignolia - edible seed of any of several nut pines especially some pinons of southwestern North America
edible nut - a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
nut pine - any of several pinons bearing edible nutlike seeds
European nut pine, Pinus pinea, stone pine, umbrella pine - medium-sized two-needled pine of southern Europe having a spreading crown; widely cultivated for its sweet seeds that resemble almonds
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Pine nuts, also known as pignoli, pignolia, pihon and Indian nuts, are creamy white in color, soft, sweet and chewy.
roasted pignolia nuts & balsamic vingar Lardon Salad .
The ravioli are effectively paired with a slew of well-textured, full-flavored vegetables (zucchini, yellow squash, broccoli, mushrooms, tomatoes) cooked in olive oil with garlic and pignolia nuts.