pignolia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pignolia edible seed of any of several nut pines especially some pinons of southwestern North America
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pignolia The seed of the nut- or stone-pine of southern Europe, Pinus Pinea, or its kernel. These are eaten like almonds and are used in confectionery. See nut-pine and stone-pine under pine.
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Usage

In literature:

This is the Italian pignolia, and you may buy them in the confectionery stores in this country.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
The fruit now you buy as the pignolia in the markets.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
In addition to the filling, a pignolia nut may be placed in each ring.
"Candy-Making Revolutionized" by Mary Elizabeth Hall
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