lodgepole pine
lodgepole pine lodgepole pine n. A tall, narrow 2-needled pine ({Pinus contorta}) of the coastal Northwestern U. S., having a red to yellow-brown bark fissured into small squares and bearing egg-shaped cones.

Syn: shore pine, lodgepole pine, spruce pine, {Pinus contorta}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • lodgepole (pine) — or lodgepole [läj′pōl΄] n. 1. a Rocky Mountain pine (Pinus contorta) used for lumber, poles, etc. 2. its wood * * * …   Universalium

  • lodgepole (pine) — or lodgepole [läj′pōl΄] n. 1. a Rocky Mountain pine (Pinus contorta) used for lumber, poles, etc. 2. its wood …   English World dictionary

  • lodgepole (pine) — or lodgepole [läj′pōl΄] n. 1. a Rocky Mountain pine (Pinus contorta) used for lumber, poles, etc. 2. its wood …   English World dictionary

  • Lodgepole Pine — Taxobox name = Lodgepole Pine status = LR/lc status system = iucn2.3 status ref = IUCN2006|assessors=Conifer Specialist Group|year=1998|id=42351|title=Pinus contorta|downloaded=12 May 2006] image width = 240px image caption = Pinus contorta subsp …   Wikipedia

  • lodgepole pine — suktaspyglės pušies plačiaspyglis varietetas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Pinus contorta var. latifolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunama derva. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus contorta var. latifolia …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • lodgepole pine — noun shrubby two needled pine of coastal northwestern United States; red to yellow brown bark fissured into small squares • Syn: ↑shore pine, ↑lodgepole, ↑spruce pine, ↑Pinus contorta • Hypernyms: ↑pine, ↑pine tree, ↑true p …   Useful english dictionary

  • lodgepole pine — noun Date: 1859 any of several pines of western North America with needles in pairs and short ovoid usually asymmetric cones: as a. a small chiefly coastal pine (Pinus contorta var. contorta) with thick deeply furrowed bark and hard strong coarse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lodgepole pine — lodge′pole pine′ [[t]ˈlɒdʒˌpoʊl[/t]] n. 1) pln a tall pine, Pinus contorta, of W North America, having one type of cone that opens and drops its seeds every second year and another, resin covered cone that opens only when a fire burns off the… …   From formal English to slang

  • lodgepole pine — noun a straight trunked pine tree of the mountains of western North America. [Pinus contorta var. latifolia.] Origin so called because its wood was used by American Indians to construct lodges …   English new terms dictionary

  • lodgepole pine — /loj pohl / 1. a tall, narrow, slow growing coniferous tree, Pinus contorta, of western North America, having egg shaped cones that remain closed for years. 2. the wood of this tree, used as timber. [1855 60, Amer.; LODGE + POLE1] * * * …   Universalium

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