Complete Definition of "mesquite"

see|Mesquite
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Etymology
rfv|surely this word was borrowed from spanish and not directly from nahuatl
From Nahuatl mizquitl.

Noun
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mesquite

  1. any of several small spiny leguminous shrubs, of the genus Prosopis, found in the New World tropics and used as forage; the wood is used for smoking food

Category:Nahuatl derivations

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