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mesquite

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmesquitemes‧quite /meˈskiːt/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 an American tree or bush, or the wood from it that is used to give food a special taste when it is being cooked on a barbecue
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mesquiteFantastic rock formations, beautiful mesquite forests and deep grass all hide in the heart of the range.The name was derived from dense mesquite groves that early railroad workers encountered there.They came again at dawn, silently through the rocks with their bodies mud-streaked and branches of mesquite in their headbands.Cactus wrens and Inca doves nest in thick tangles of mesquite.Some swear by charcoal briquettes or mesquite charcoal.Startled, a few birds flap out of the mesquite trees.Great areas of grass and woodland thus give way to mesquite desert, at an awesome economic loss to man.Prepare a fire in a charcoal grill, preferably with mesquite.
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