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Definition of Pine finch
Pine finchPine Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.]
1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus Pinus. See
Note: There are about twenty-eight species in the United
States, of which the white pine (P. Strobus), the
Georgia pine (P. australis), the red pine (P.
resinosa), and the great West Coast sugar pine (P.
Lambertiana) are among the most valuable. The Scotch
pine or fir, also called Norway or Riga pine
(Pinus sylvestris), is the only British species. The
nut pine is any pine tree, or species of pine, which
bears large edible seeds. See Pinon. The spruces,
firs, larches, and true cedars, though formerly
considered pines, are now commonly assigned to other
2. The wood of the pine tree.
3. A pineapple.
Ground pine. (Bot.) See under Ground.
Norfolk Island pine (Bot.), a beautiful coniferous tree,
the Araucaria excelsa.
Pine barren, a tract of infertile land which is covered
with pines. [Southern U.S.]
Pine borer (Zo["o]l.), any beetle whose larv[ae] bore into
Pine finch. (Zo["o]l.) See Pinefinch, in the Vocabulary.
Pine grosbeak (Zo["o]l.), a large grosbeak (Pinicola
enucleator), which inhabits the northern parts of both
hemispheres. The adult male is more or less tinged with
Pine lizard (Zo["o]l.), a small, very active, mottled gray
lizard (Sceloporus undulatus), native of the Middle
States; -- called also swift, brown scorpion, and
Pine marten. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A European weasel (Mustela martes), called also
sweet marten, and yellow-breasted marten.
(b) The American sable. See Sable.
Pine moth (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of small
tortricid moths of the genus Retinia, whose larv[ae]
burrow in the ends of the branchlets of pine trees, often
doing great damage.
Pine mouse (Zo["o]l.), an American wild mouse (Arvicola
pinetorum), native of the Middle States. It lives in pine
Pine needle (Bot.), one of the slender needle-shaped leaves
of a pine tree. See Pinus.
Pine-needle wool. See Pine wool (below).
Pine oil, an oil resembling turpentine, obtained from fir
and pine trees, and used in making varnishes and colors.
Pine snake (Zo["o]l.), a large harmless North American
snake (Pituophis melanoleucus). It is whitish, covered
with brown blotches having black margins. Called also
bull snake. The Western pine snake (P. Sayi) is
chestnut-brown, mottled with black and orange.
Pine tree (Bot.), a tree of the genus Pinus; pine.
Pine-tree money, money coined in Massachusetts in the
seventeenth century, and so called from its bearing a
figure of a pine tree.
Pine weevil (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
weevils whose larv[ae] bore in the wood of pine trees.
Several species are known in both Europe and America,
belonging to the genera Pissodes, Hylobius, etc.
Pine wool, a fiber obtained from pine needles by steaming
them. It is prepared on a large scale in some of the
Southern United States, and has many uses in the economic
arts; -- called also pine-needle wool, and pine-wood
Meaning of Pine finch from wikipedia
- The true finches
to medium-sized p****erine birds
in the family
have stout conical bills adapted
for eating seeds
- The pine siskin
(Spinus pinus) is a North American
bird in the finch
family. It is a migratory
bird with an extremely sporadic winter
range. The pine
- The pine grosbeak
(Pinicola enucleator) is a large member
of the true finch
family, Fringillidae. It is the only species
in the genus
Pinicola. It is...
****emblage of distantly related
songbirds. Some are cardueline finches
in the family
Fringillidae, while others
in the family
Emberizidae, a group
most modern authors
from the finches
, Fringillidae. It lives
east of the Urals. The genus
- The citril finch
(Carduelis citrinella), also known
as the Alpine citril finch
, is a small
songbird, a member
of the true finch
family, Fringillidae. For...
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- croakier. It primarily
eats Canary Island pine
seeds. Like the common
chaffinch, but, unlike
most other finches
, its young
are fed extensively
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