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Synonyms for mesquite

any of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large pods rich in sugar

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City officials in Mesquite and Pearland acknowledge the law has rushed their annexation plans but say annexation had been on their radar long before Gov.
We expect fans of traditional BBQ flavors will fall in love with these Mesquite Barbeque chips.
The meeting reviewed the report conducted by the Ministry on the most important achievements of the integrated management of the project to manage mesquite tree during the last period, in addition to the contribution of the involved government agencies.
The project is to be completed in late 2016, and the expansion, called Mesquite Solar 2, will produce enough power for 45,000 homes.
The objective of this work was to evaluate the chemical composition and in vitro dry matter digestibility of elephant grass silages at different cutting ages with added mesquite pod meal.
In 2008, the Greenhaw family received a State of Texas Historical Marker commemorating the regional and national achievements of the Holley-McWhorter-Greenhaw Family of Mesquite.
A senior at Mesquite told KDFW that school officials "told the entire class that they have a slight mistake that needs to be fixed," adding that the error angered many parents and students.
Scholars for the National Science Foundation's Science Talent Expansion program and its Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics Grant programs have been announced at Eastfield College in Mesquite, Texas.
Additionally, Durango has also purchased box-making capacity in the United States, including a plant it owns in Mesquite, Texas.
Developable residential land in the Las Vegas Valley now costs in excess of $750,000 an acre, so it certainly turned a few heads earlier this year when Pulte released that it paid roughly $40,000 an acre for land in Mesquite, Nev.
The Mesquite Landfill in Imperial County is scheduled to receive solid waste by 2010.
Mesquite, Texas, brandish his handgun, and demand money from a frightened, compliant clerk.
Mesquite, TX, and Kalamazoo, MI, are engaged in a tug of war to win the development of a manufacturing plant dedicated to powdercoated MDF components.
Folkiorist J Frank Dobie once wrote that the mesquite tree in Texas "is as native as rattlesnakes and mockingbirds .