mesquit definition

  • noun:
    • Dated form of mesquite.
    • A mosque.
    • An important leguminous tree, or usually shrub, Prosopis juliflora, growing from Tx to south California, and thence southward to Chili.
    • just like mesquit-grass
    • any of several little spiny trees or shrubs of genus Prosopis having tiny blossoms in axillary cylindrical surges accompanied by huge pods abundant with sugar

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