Pronunciation: (pin'yun, pēn'yōn, pēn-yōn'; Sp. pē-nyôn'), [key]
—pl. pi•ñons, Sp. pi•ño•nesPronunciation: (pē-nyô'nes). [key]
1. Also,pinyon.Also called pinyon pine, nut pine. any of several pines of southwestern North America, as Pinus monophylla or P. edulis, bearing edible, nutlike seeds.
2. Also called pi'ñon nut". the seed.
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