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pine nut

n.
The edible seed of certain pines.

pine nut

or

pine kernel

n
(Plants) the edible seed of certain pine trees

pine′ nut`


n.
the edible seed of any of several pine trees, as the piñon.
Also called pignolia, pignoli.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pine nut - edible seed of any of several nut pines especially some pinons of southwestern North Americapine nut - 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
Translations

pine nut

pine kernel npinolo
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