Definition of mesquite bean in English:

mesquite bean

Syllabification: mes·quite bean

noun

  • An edible pod from the mesquite that can be eaten whole, used to produce flour, or fed to animals.
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    • A good supply of mesquite beans or cakes could be traded to other Cahuilla families for other foods.
    • There really isn't a lot of research on how long a mesquite bean will survive and under what conditions.
    • But the mesquite bean has a very low oil content and the kernel which would contain the oil is not eaten.

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