ponderosa pine
noun Etymology: New Latin ponderosa, specific epithet of Pinus ponderosa, from Latin, feminine of ponderosus ponderous Date: 1878 a tall pine (Pinus ponderosa) of western North America with long needles usually in groups of two or three; also its strong reddish straight-grained wood

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  • ponderosa (pine) — ☆ ponderosa (pine) or ponderosa [pän΄dər ō′sə ] n. 〚< ModL ( Pinus) ponderosa, lit., heavy (pine) < L ponderosus: see PONDEROUS〛 1. a yellow pine (Pinus ponderosa) of W North America, valued for its timber: see CONE …   Universalium

  • ponderosa (pine) — ☆ ponderosa (pine) or ponderosa [pän΄dər ō′sə ] n. [< ModL ( Pinus) ponderosa, lit., heavy (pine) < L ponderosus: see PONDEROUS] 1. a yellow pine (Pinus ponderosa) of W North America, valued for its timber: see CONE 2. its wood …   English World dictionary

  • ponderosa (pine) — ☆ ponderosa (pine) or ponderosa [pän΄dər ō′sə ] n. [< ModL ( Pinus) ponderosa, lit., heavy (pine) < L ponderosus: see PONDEROUS] 1. a yellow pine (Pinus ponderosa) of W North America, valued for its timber: see CONE 2. its wood …   English World dictionary

  • Ponderosa Pine — Taxobox name = Ponderosa Pine status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 image width = 250px image caption = Pinus ponderosa subsp. ponderosa branch with cones regnum = Plantae divisio = Pinophyta classis = Pinopsida ordo = Pinales familia =… …   Wikipedia

  • ponderosa pine — noun common and widely distributed tall timber pine of western North America having dark green needles in bunches of 2 to 5 and thick bark with dark brown plates when mature • Syn: ↑ponderosa, ↑western yellow pine, ↑bull pine, ↑Pinus ponderosa •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ponderosa pine — geltonoji pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos kaučiukinis, medieninis augalas (Pinus ponderosa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus ponderosa angl. yellow bull pine; ponderosa pine; Western yellow pine vok …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Ponderosa Pine — Original name in latin Ponderosa Pine Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Denver longitude 34.97699 latitude 106.32419 altitude 2296 Population 1195 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • ponderosa pine — /pon deuh roh seuh, pon / 1. Also called western yellow pine. a large pine, Pinus ponderosa, of western North America, having yellowish brown bark: the state tree of Montana. 2. the light, soft wood of this tree, used for making furniture and in… …   Universalium

  • ponderosa pine — pon′der•o′sa pine′ [[t]ˈpɒn dəˈroʊ sə, ˌpɒn [/t]] n. 1) pln a large pine, Pinus ponderosa, of W North America, having yellowish brown bark 2) the light, soft wood of this tree, used for making furniture and in the construction of houses, ships,… …   From formal English to slang

  • ponderosa pine — /ˌpɒndəroʊsə ˈpaɪn/ (say .ponduhrohsuh puyn) noun a tall slender pine tree, Pinus ponderosa, native to western North America and cultivated for its pale yellow wood; valued by Native Americans for its medicinal use as an antispetic and for chest… …   Australian English dictionary

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