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Noun: honey mesquite  'hú-nee me'skeet
  1. Thorny deep-rooted drought-resistant shrub native to southwestern United States and Mexico bearing pods rich in sugar and important as livestock feed; tends to form extensive thickets
    - Western honey mesquite, Prosopis glandulosa

Derived forms: honey mesquites

Type of: mesquit, mesquite

Encyclopedia: Honey mesquite