- any of several small pines (as Pinus cembroides, P. monophylla, or P. edulis) with large, edible seeds, widely distributed in W North America
- the seed
Origin of pinyonAmerican Spanish piñón ; from Sp, pine nut ; from piña, pine cone ; from Classical Latin pinea ; from pinus, pine
Variant of piñon.
- Alternative spelling of piÃ±on.