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Oxford dictionary definition of the word mesquite:
any small leguminous tree of the genus Prosopis, esp the tropical American P. juliflora, whose sugary pods (mesquite beans) are used as animal fodder Also called: algarroba, honey locust, honey mesquite
C19: from Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl mizquitl
Example Sentences Including ‘mesquite’
Built in theme-park Mayan style, it rises like an oasis of opulence amid tamarisk and mesquite trees.
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Farmers are watching the crops wither in the fields, and even the hardy mesquite bushes of Texas are dying.
Hardy cactus and gnarled mesquite trees etch the foreground as grassy plain dissolves into the shadows of distant sloping hills.
He hit his drive far to the left, where it landed among the cactus and mesquite trees.
TORONTO SUN (2003)
Then there’s the Western-style mesquite broiling technique that’s taken over like wildfire.
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