plural -s
Southwest : an area on which mesquite is the dominant plant form
Southwest : a thicket of mesquite
take the saddle off her and hide it in a mesquitalJ. F. Dobie

called also mesquite

compare chaparral sense 2

Word History


Spanish mezquital, from mezquite mesquite

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“Mesquital.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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