spruce pine
noun Date: 1684 an American tree (as some pines and spruces or the common eastern hemlock) of the pine family with light, soft, or weak wood

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  • Spruce Pine — Spruce Pine, NC U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 2030 Housing Units (2000): 968 Land area (2000): 3.889214 sq. miles (10.073017 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.889214 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • spruce pine — ☆ spruce pine n. 1. a pine (Pinus glabra) of the SE U.S. 2. any of several similar pines, spruces, or hemlocks …   English World dictionary

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  • spruce pine — plikoji pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Pinus glabra), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus glabra angl. spruce pine šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos 2008 m. birželio 25… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • spruce pine — 1. a tall coniferous tree, Pinus glabra, of the southeastern U.S., having smooth, gray bark and needles in bundles of two. 2. any of several other pines, as P. elliottii or P. virginiana. [1675 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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