pine nut

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pine nut edible seed of any of several nut pines especially some pinons of southwestern North America
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Usage

In literature:

This is a nut pine forest, the bountiful orchard of the red man.
"Steep Trails" by John Muir
On the slope the summer growth affords seeds; up the steep the one-leafed pines, an oily nut.
"The Land of Little Rain" by Mary Austin
Ingredients: Espagnole sauce, stock, burnt sugar, vinegar, raisins, pine nuts or almonds.
"The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:" by Mrs. W. G. Waters
For a few moments nothing transpired but the munching of the pine nuts.
"Selected Stories" by Bret Harte
Their fruits are damsons, hazel-nuts, melons, grapes, pines, and mulberries.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. II" by Robert Kerr
It was done to a charm, and stuffed with pine nuts, which gave it a fine flavor.
"Building a State in Apache Land" by Charles D. Poston
The connection is obvious; as thus: Kail, sea-kale, sea-coal, coke, coker-nut, walnut, dessert, pine-apple, pine.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Nov. 14, 1917" by Various
It is like a pine-nut in form and colour, covered with scales, and firmer than a melon.
"De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
All that they had, however, were some few esculent roots and several bags of pine-nuts.
"California" by J. Tyrwhitt Brooks
Through the nut-pines I see them, their ridges expanding.
"The California Birthday Book" by Various
They brought pine-nuts and acorns, and the padres gave them in exchange strings of glass beads of various colors.
"The Old Franciscan Missions Of California" by George Wharton James
The =pinon=, the seed found in the cone of the stone pine, is a very small but pleasant nut.
"Doña Perfecta" by Benito Pérez Galdós
Pine nuts were another important article of food, and were much prized by the Indians.
"Indians of the Yosemite Valley and Vicinity" by Galen Clark
Then came the squirrels, scattering the nuts of the pine.
"A Book of Natural History" by Various
Lane, of Dresher, Pennsylvania, is not likely to make any great fortune from his sale of pine nuts to us.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
Our digestion experiments show the following results: for protein digestion of nuts, almond 89%, peanut 84%, pine nut 89%, Eng.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
How green the spruce and pine trees, and the nuts that dropped before snow-fall!
"The Trail of a Sourdough" by May Kellogg Sullivan
By this greed of the jay the wingless nuts take flight, oaks are planted amid the pines, and chestnuts amid the hemlocks.
"Ways of Nature" by John Burroughs
In return they produced some roots and several small bags of pine nuts.
"Gold" by Stewart White
Bailey (1931:153) also noticed the fondness of this species for pine nuts and juniper seeds.
"Comparative Ecology of Pinyon Mice and Deer Mice in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Charles L. Douglas
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In poetry:

And deep within the wooded lane
The oak and pine, in plaintive call,
Unto the wintry tide complain,
As leaves and brown nuts constant fall.
"Waiting Their Crowns" by Folger McKinsey
Shut my eyes and hide
If you hug up close
round the nut trees and pines,
I'll look high and low. When all day long we play
hide and seek,
I get sad.
"Hide And Seek" by Jeong Ji-Yong
Come back to bayberry-scented slopes,
And fragrant fern, and ground-nut vine;
Breathe airs blown over holt and copse
Sweet with black birch and pine.
"The Homestead" by John Greenleaf Whittier
But say, dost thou not adore and prize
The illustrious and rich black pudding?
How the rogue tickles!
It must contain spices.
How it is stuffed with pine nuts!
"The Jovial Supper" by Baltazar de Alcazar
Red berries droop below each pointed ear;
Her nut-brown legs are criss-crossed white with scratches;
Her merry laughter sifts among the pines;
Her eager face gleams pale from milk-weed patches.
"Miss Pixie" by Lloyd Roberts

In news:

If pine nuts are too pricey, try sunflower seeds or almonds.
Bulgur salad with arugula , zucchini and pine nuts.
0 Bulgur salad with arugula , zucchini and pine nuts.
0 Bulgur salad with arugula, zucchini and pine nuts.
Toasted pine nuts coarsely chopped.
1/2 cup pine nut s (about 3 ounces).
Workshop Nov 14 to review Pine Nut trail loop.
Serve with a leafy green salad laced with feta cheese crumbles and toasted pine nuts.
Hemingway 's Island Grill won the contest with its delicate bone-in tenderloin topped with fried pork belly fat and a raw quail egg served with braised Brussels sprouts and pine nuts and white truffle butter on the side.
Pan-Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts and Raisins.
Cornmeal pancakes with vanilla and pine nuts.
Salmonella Linked to Pine Nuts Sickens 42.
Summer Squash Salad with Parmesan and Pine Nuts.
Pine nuts 1 head broccoli romanesco (1 – 1½ lb.
Spaghetti Squash Salad with Pine Nuts and Tarragon.
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In science:

One day the squirrel leaves its burrow, gets a cone near a pine tree, gets a nut near an oak tree and returns to the burrow leaving behind a path in the shape of a triangle having maximum area.
Oscar's Physics Phaire: A Collection of Problems
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