Sentence Examples


  • They were served a kind of pancake that Bordeaux said was made from ground Mesquite beans.
  • The mesquite grows some distance from water, and is especially common near the Colorado river.
  • The general elevation is low, the surface sandy and covered with cactus and mesquite growth, and hot, semi-arid conditions prevail.
  • Farther west two narrow belts of timber, consisting mostly of stunted post oak and black jack, and known as the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers, cross the prairies southward from the Red river, and a low growth of mesquite, other shrubs and vines are common in the eastern half of the Prairie Plains.
  • There is but little natural vegetation to be seen - ragged yucca trees, many species of agave and cactus, scrubby mesquite bushes, sage bushes and occasional clumps of coarse grasses.

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