mesquite

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mesquite /məˈskiːt/ noun
plural mesquites
mesquite
/məˈskiːt/
noun
plural mesquites
Learner's definition of MESQUITE
[count]
: a tree or bush that grows in the southwestern U.S. and Mexico and that has a hard wood which is often used in grilling food because of the special flavor produced by its smoke
also [noncount] : the wood of the mesquite
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