pine nut


: the edible seed of any of several pines compare piñon

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Try Lamb and Phyllo Cigars, in which a lamb and pine nut filling is wrapped in phyllo. Washington Post, 9 Apr. 2021 My favorite curados, from many pulquería visits, include coconut, guayaba, oatmeal, peanut and pine nut. Los Angeles Times, 17 Mar. 2022 Third: Duck leg in fall roots - sous vide duck confit, cranberry and pomegranate reduction, caramelized pine nut and apple, winter root vegetables. Marc Bona, cleveland, 15 Dec. 2021 Menu is available for dine-in or carryout and includes turkey with chorizo pine nut stuffing, mashed potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes, vegetables, cranberry salad with homemade Spanish dressing, bread with saffron herb butter, pumpkin cheesecake. cleveland, 5 Nov. 2021 The dish is garnished with a pine nut gremolata, which can be prepared up to two days ahead. Dallas News, 1 June 2021 Ditto the side of crispy Brussels sprouts ($11), which were only made better by a drizzle of pine nut gremolata and a slightly sweet garlic agrodolce. Nicole Hvidsten, Star Tribune, 28 Apr. 2021 In her grief, Zauner finds solace in making pine nut porridge, watching families shop for snacks at H Mart and digging into fresh seafood from a fish market in Busan, South Korea. Soleil Ho, San Francisco Chronicle, 26 Apr. 2021 To this day, the mesa remains a traditional pinyon pine nut harvesting sight for Indigenous tribes who live nearby, and is said to contain numerous Indigenous artifacts. Miles W. Griffis, Vogue, 22 Apr. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pine nut was before the 12th century

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“Pine nut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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