mesquit mesquit

Definition(s):

  • (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

Usage(s):

  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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