Riga fir
Riga fir Ri"ga fir`, [So called from Riga, a city in Russia.] (Bot.) A species of pine ({Pinus sylvestris}), and its wood, which affords a valuable timber; -- called also {Scotch pine}, and {red deal} or {yellow deal}. It grows in all parts of Europe, in the Caucasus, and in Siberia. [1913 Webster]

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  • riga fir — noun or riga pine Usage: usually capitalized R : scotch pine …   Useful english dictionary

  • riga pine — noun see riga fir …   Useful english dictionary

  • Riga pine — Pine Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.] 1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus {Pinus}. See {Pinus}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are about twenty eight species in the United States, of which the {white pine} ({Pinus Strobus}), the {Georgia pine} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fir — Pine Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.] 1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus {Pinus}. See {Pinus}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are about twenty eight species in the United States, of which the {white pine} ({Pinus Strobus}), the {Georgia pine} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pinus sylvestris — Riga fir Ri ga fir , [So called from Riga, a city in Russia.] (Bot.) A species of pine ({Pinus sylvestris}), and its wood, which affords a valuable timber; called also {Scotch pine}, and {red deal} or {yellow deal}. It grows in all parts of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red deal — Riga fir Ri ga fir , [So called from Riga, a city in Russia.] (Bot.) A species of pine ({Pinus sylvestris}), and its wood, which affords a valuable timber; called also {Scotch pine}, and {red deal} or {yellow deal}. It grows in all parts of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scotch pine — Riga fir Ri ga fir , [So called from Riga, a city in Russia.] (Bot.) A species of pine ({Pinus sylvestris}), and its wood, which affords a valuable timber; called also {Scotch pine}, and {red deal} or {yellow deal}. It grows in all parts of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yellow deal — Riga fir Ri ga fir , [So called from Riga, a city in Russia.] (Bot.) A species of pine ({Pinus sylvestris}), and its wood, which affords a valuable timber; called also {Scotch pine}, and {red deal} or {yellow deal}. It grows in all parts of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cytisus scoparius — Scotch Scotch, a. [Cf. {Scottish}.] Of or pertaining to Scotland, its language, or its inhabitants; Scottish. [1913 Webster] {Scotch broom} (Bot.), the {Cytisus scoparius}. See {Broom}. {Scotch dipper}, or {Scotch duck} (Zo[ o]l.), the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Onopordon acanthium — Scotch Scotch, a. [Cf. {Scottish}.] Of or pertaining to Scotland, its language, or its inhabitants; Scottish. [1913 Webster] {Scotch broom} (Bot.), the {Cytisus scoparius}. See {Broom}. {Scotch dipper}, or {Scotch duck} (Zo[ o]l.), the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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