longleaf pine
noun Date: 1796 a tall timber pine (Pinus palustris) of the southeastern United States with long needles in bundles of three and long cones; also its tough coarse-grained reddish-orange wood consisting mostly of heartwood and used especially for flooring and joinery

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • longleaf pine — ☆ longleaf pine [lôŋ′lēf΄ ] n. a pine (Pinus palustris) native to the S U.S., having very long needles and valued for its hard, heavy wood …   English World dictionary

  • Longleaf Pine — Taxobox name = Longleaf Pine status = VU status system = iucn2.3 image width = 240px image caption = Longleaf Pine Pinus palustris forest, near Georgetown, South Carolina regnum = Plantae divisio = Pinophyta classis = Pinopsida ordo = Pinales… …   Wikipedia

  • longleaf pine — pelkinė pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos medieninis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Pinus palustris), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai), gaunama derva. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • longleaf pine — noun large three needled pine of southeastern United States having very long needles and gnarled twisted limbs; bark is red brown deeply ridged; an important timber tree • Syn: ↑pitch pine, ↑southern yellow pine, ↑Georgia pine, ↑Pinus palustris • …   Useful english dictionary

  • longleaf pine — long′leaf pine′ [[t]ˈlɔŋˌlif, ˈlɒŋ [/t]] n. 1) pln an American pine, Pinus palustris, valued as a source of turpentine and for its timber 2) pln the wood of this tree Also called Georgia pine Etymology: 1790–1800, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • longleaf pine — /lawng leef , long / 1. an American pine, Pinus palustris, valued as a source of turpentine and for its timber. 2. the wood of this tree. Also called Georgia pine. [1790 1800, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • longleaf pine — noun An important pine species of the southeastern US, Pinus palustris …   Wiktionary

  • longleaf pine — /lɒŋlif ˈpaɪn/ (say longleef puyn) noun 1. an important American pine, Pinus palustris, valued as a source of turpentine and for its timber. 2. the wood of this tree …   Australian English dictionary

  • longleaf pine — Pinus palustris …   Medical dictionary

  • arizona longleaf pine — noun Usage: usually capitalized A : apache pine …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”