scrub pine
noun Date: 1791 a pine of dwarf, straggly, or scrubby growth usually by reason of environmental conditions; specifically a pine tree unsuitable for lumber by reason of inferior or defective growth

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  • scrub pine — scrub′ pine n. pln any of several pines, characterized by a scrubby or irregular manner of growth, usu. found in dry, sandy soil …   From formal English to slang

  • scrub pine — noun common small shrubby pine of the eastern United States having straggling often twisted or branches and short needles in bunches of 2 • Syn: ↑Virginia pine, ↑Jersey pine, ↑Pinus virginiana • Hypernyms: ↑pine, ↑pine tree, ↑true pine * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrub pine — suktaspyglė pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Pinus contorta), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus contorta angl. beach pine; contorta pine; contorted pine; Lodgepool pine; scrub pine;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • scrub pine — alabaminė pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos augalas (Pinus clausa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus clausa angl. Alabama pine; sand pine; scrub pine šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos 2008… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • scrub pine — virgininė pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Pinus virginiana), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus virginiana angl. scrub pine; Virginia pine vok. Jersey Kiefer rus. сосна виргинийская… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • scrub pine — any of several pines, as the jack pine, characterized by a scrubby or irregular manner of growth, usually found in dry, sandy soil. [1785 95, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • pine tree — noun a coniferous tree • Syn: ↑pine, ↑true pine • Hypernyms: ↑conifer, ↑coniferous tree • Hyponyms: ↑pinon, ↑pinyon, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrub — 1. v. & n. v. (scrubbed, scrubbing) 1 tr. rub hard so as to clean, esp. with a hard brush. 2 intr. use a brush in this way. 3 intr. (often foll. by up) (of a surgeon etc.) thoroughly clean the hands and arms by scrubbing, before operating. 4 tr.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pine barrens — Pine barrens, also known as pine plains , sand plains , pinelands , pine bush , and pitch pine scrub oak barrens , occur throughout the northeastern U.S. from New Jersey to Maine (see Atlantic coastal pine barrens) as well as the Midwest and… …   Wikipedia

  • scrub mountain pine — kalninė pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Pinus mugo), paplitęs pietų ir vidurio Europoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai), gaunamos dervos. atitikmenys: lot.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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