mesquit mesquit


  • (n) any of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large pods rich in sugar


  1. In the Southwest, cattlemen wage a relentless war against mesquite, a ragged, bushlike tree.
  2. Searching around, he soon found the decomposed and bloated body of Gary Tison lying face up under a mesquite tree.
  3. The wreckage dug out of alkali flats or mesquite thickets often tells more about a flight than any amount of telemetry could radio back to base.
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