Scotch pine
noun Date: 1731 a pine (Pinus sylvestris) of northern Europe and Asia with spreading or pendulous branches, short rigid twisted needles, and hard yellow wood that provides valuable timber

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  • Scotch pine — 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

  • Scotch 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

  • scotch pine — pine tree that has twisted bluish green needles and flaking red brown bark found in northern Europe and Asia, scotch fir; wood of said scotch pine …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Scotch pine — Scotch′ pine′ n. pln a pine, Pinus sylvestris, of Eurasia, having a reddish trunk and twisted, bluish green needles • Etymology: 1725–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • Scotch pine — n. a hardy Eurasian pine (Pinus sylvestris), with yellow wood, cultivated for timber, Christmas trees, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Scotch pine — noun medium large two needled pine of northern Europe and Asia having flaking red brown bark • Syn: ↑Scots pine, ↑Scotch fir, ↑Pinus sylvestris • Hypernyms: ↑pine, ↑pine tree, ↑true pine * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scotch pine — paprastoji pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Pinus sylvestris), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai), gaunamos dervos.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 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

  • Scotch pine — a pine, Pinus sylvestris, of Eurasia, having a reddish trunk and twisted, bluish green needles. [1725 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • common Scotch pine — paprastoji pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Pinus sylvestris), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai), gaunamos dervos.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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