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Noun: tornillo  tor'ni-low or tor'nee-l(y)ow
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Shrub or small tree of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico having spirally twisted pods
    - screw bean, screwbean, screwbean mesquite, Prosopis pubescens

Derived forms: tornillos

Type of: mesquit, mesquite

Encyclopedia: Tornillo, Texas