white pine

white pine
noun Date: 1682 1. a. a tall-growing pine (Pinus strobus) of eastern North America with long needles in clusters of five — called also eastern white pine b. any of several pines that resemble the white pine especially in having needles in bundles of five 2. the wood of a white pine and especially of the eastern white pine

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  • White Pine — may refer to:* Trees in the pine subgenus Pinus subgenus Strobus . ** Eastern White Pine ( Pinus strobus ), one of these species, native to northeastern North America. ** Western White Pine ( Pinus monticola ), another of these species, native to …   Wikipedia

  • white 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

  • White pine — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • White Pine — White Pine, TN U.S. town in Tennessee Population (2000): 1997 Housing Units (2000): 886 Land area (2000): 2.538378 sq. miles (6.574368 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.538378 sq. miles (6.574368 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • white pine — white′ pine′ n. 1) pln a large irregularly branched pine, Pinus strobus, of E North America with a gray bark 2) pln the soft light colored wood of this pine 3) pln any of various other similar species of pine • Etymology: 1675–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • white pine — ☆ white pine n. 1. a) a pine (Pinus strobus) of E North America, with bluish green or grayish green needles in bundles of five, hanging brown cones, and soft, light wood: see CONE b) the wood of this tree 2. any of various closely related pines… …   English World dictionary

  • white pine — noun 1. any of several five needled pines with white wood and smooth usually light grey bark when young; especially the eastern white pine • Hypernyms: ↑pine, ↑pine tree, ↑true pine • Hyponyms: ↑American white pine, ↑eastern white pine, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • white pine — veimutinė pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Pinus strobus), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Centrinėje Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunama derva. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus strobus angl. eastern white… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • white-pine — melsvasis kiparisotis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kiparisinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Callitris glaucophylla), paplitęs Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Callitris glaucophylla angl. white cypress pine; white pine šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • White Pine — Original name in latin White Pine Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 36.10759 latitude 83.28683 altitude 347 Population 2196 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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