shortleaf pine
noun Date: 1796 a pine (Pinus echinata) chiefly of the southeastern United States that has short flexible needles usually in clusters of two and reddish-brown bark; also its yellow wood

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  • shortleaf pine — noun large pine of southern United States having short needles in bunches of 2 3 and red brown bark when mature • Syn: ↑short leaf pine, ↑shortleaf yellow pine, ↑Pinus echinata • Hypernyms: ↑yellow pine * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • shortleaf pine — ežinė pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos medieninis, pluoštinis augalas (Pinus echinata), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus echinata angl. Arkansas pine; shortleaf pine; southern pine šaltinis Valstybinės …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • shortleaf pine — short′leaf pine′ [[t]ˈʃɔrtˌlif[/t]] n. 1) pln a pine, Pinus echinata, of the eastern U.S., having short, flexible leaves 2) pln its brownish yellow wood, used in construction, furniture making, etc • Etymology: 1790–1800, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • shortleaf pine — /shawrt leef / 1. a pine, Pinus echinata, of the southern U.S., having short, flexible leaves. 2. the hard, brownish yellow wood of this tree, used in the construction of houses, for making furniture, and for pulp. [1790 1800, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • shortleaf yellow pine — noun large pine of southern United States having short needles in bunches of 2 3 and red brown bark when mature • Syn: ↑shortleaf pine, ↑short leaf pine, ↑Pinus echinata • Hypernyms: ↑yellow pine * * * noun see shortleaf pine 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • pine — pine1 pinelike, adj. /puyn/, n. 1. any evergreen, coniferous tree of the genus Pinus, having long, needle shaped leaves, certain species of which yield timber, turpentine, tar, pitch, etc. Cf. pine family. 2. any of various similar coniferous… …   Universalium

  • shortleaf — adjective Having short leaves. shortleaf pine …   Wiktionary

  • yellow pine — noun 1. any of various pines having yellow wood (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑pine, ↑pine tree, ↑true pine • Hyponyms: ↑ponderosa, ↑ponderosa pine, ↑western yellow pin …   Useful english dictionary

  • north carolina pine — noun Usage: usually capitalized N&C 1. a. : shortleaf pine b. : the wood of shortleaf pine 2. a. : loblolly pine …   Useful english dictionary

  • short-leaf pine — noun large pine of southern United States having short needles in bunches of 2 3 and red brown bark when mature • Syn: ↑shortleaf pine, ↑shortleaf yellow pine, ↑Pinus echinata • Hypernyms: ↑yellow pine …   Useful english dictionary

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