Pin"on (?), n. [Sp. pinon.] Bot. (a)
The edible seed of several species of pine; also, the tree producing such seeds, as Pinus Pinea of Southern Europe, and P. Parryana, cembroides, edulis, and monophylla, the nut pines of Western North America.
See Monkey's puzzle.
[Written also pignon
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