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English → English (WordNet) Definition: honey mesquite honey mesquite n : thorny deep-rooted drought-resistant shrub native to southwestern United States and Mexico bearing pods rich in sugar and important as livestock feed; tends to form extensive thickets [syn: Western honey mesquite, Prosopis glandulosa ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: honey mesquite Mesquite \Mes*qui"te\ (m[e^]s*k[=e]"t[asl]), Mesquit \Mes*quit"\ (m[e^]s*k[=e]t"), n. [Sp. mezquite; said to be a Mexican Indian word.] (Bot.) Aany of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the southwestern part of North America belonging to the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large sugar-rich pods, especially the honey mesquite, and screw-pod mesquite. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] Honey mesquite. See Algaroba (b) . Screw-pod mesquite, a smaller tree (Prosopis pubescens), having spiral pods used as fodder and sometimes as food by the Indians. Mesquite grass, a rich native grass in Western Texas (Bouteloua oligostachya, and other species); -- so called from its growing in company with the mesquite tree; -- called also muskit grass, grama grass. [1913 Webster]


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