sugar pine
noun Date: 1846 a very tall pine (Pinus lambertiana) found from Oregon to Baja California and having needles in clusters of five, cones up to 18 inches (46 cm) long, and soft reddish-brown wood; also its wood

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  • Sugar pine — Sugar Sug ar, n. [OE. sugre, F. sucre (cf. It. zucchero, Sp. az[ u]car), fr. Ar. sukkar, assukkar, fr. Skr. [,c]arkar[=a] sugar, gravel; cf. Per. shakar. Cf. {Saccharine}, {Sucrose}.] 1. A sweet white (or brownish yellow) crystalline substance,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sugar 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

  • sugar pine — ☆ sugar pine n. a giant pine (Pinus lambertiana) of the Pacific coast, with soft, reddish brown wood, large cones, sugarlike resin, and needles in groups of five …   English World dictionary

  • Sugar Pine — Taxobox name = Sugar Pine status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 image width = 240px image caption = Sugar Pine cones and needles regnum = Plantae divisio = Pinophyta classis = Pinopsida ordo = Pinales familia = Pinaceae genus = Pinus subgenus …   Wikipedia

  • sugar pine — saldžioji pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Pinus lambertiana), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus lambertiana angl. sugar pine vok. Zuckerkiefer šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sugar pine — sug′ar pine n. pln the tallest American pine, Pinus lambertiana, of California, Oregon, etc., having cones 20 in. (51 cm) long …   From formal English to slang

  • sugar pine — a tall pine, Pinus lambertiana, of California, Oregon, etc., having cones 20 in. (51 cm) long. [1840 50, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • sugar pine — noun Pinus lambertiana, the largest species of pine, native to California and Oregon; particularly noted for its huge, distinctive cone …   Wiktionary

  • sugar pine — noun : a lofty pine (Pinus lambertiana) of California and Oregon having leaves in fives, cones often 18 inches long, a soft reddish brown wood that is used for interior finishings and shingles, and heartwood that yields a sugary exudate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sugar Pine, California — is an unincorporated community in Tuolumne County, California, United States.Fact|date=February 2008 It is located roughly 1 mile off on the opposite side of state route 108.External Links* [http://www.miwukweather.com Mi Wuk Village Weather… …   Wikipedia

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