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mesquite

mes·quite

mesquite

 
pronunciation:
me skit [or] mes kiht
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of several shrubs or small trees of the legume family, found in the southwestern United States and Mexico, which bear pods rich in sugar that are used as fodder for livestock.
definition 2: the wood of such a shrub, used in the grilling and smoking of meats or other foods.
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