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Definition of Pine tree
Pine treePine 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 tree from wikipedia
- A pine
is any conifer tree
in the genus Pinus
(/ˈpiːnuːs/) of the family
is the sole genus
in the subfamily
Pinoideae. The Plant...
- The Tree
Flag (or the Appeal
Flag) was one of the flags
Revolution. The flag, which featured
a pine tree
with the motto...
- The Pine Tree
Riot was an act of resistance
to British royal authority undertaken
by American colonists
in Weare, New Hampshire
14, 1772, placing...
- The pine tree shilling
was a type of coin minted
in the thirteen
colonies. The M****achusetts Bay Colony established
a mint in Boston
- bristlecone pine
(Pinus longaeva) tree growing
high in the White Mountains
of Inyo County
California. It is recognized
as the non-clonal tree
- The term bristlecone pine covers three species
of pine tree
(family Pinaceae, genus
Balfourianae). All three species
are long-lived and...
of its caterpillars, which overwinter
in tent-like nests
high in pine trees
, and which proceed through
in nose-to-tail columns, protected...
- The Lone Pine
was a solitary tree
on the Gallipoli Peninsula
in Turkey, which marked
the site of the Battle
of Lone Pine
1915. It was a Turkish...
- Pine Tree
) is a large bunya pine located
on the southeastern corner
of Folsom Street
and N. Indiana Street
in East Los Angeles, California. The tree
to po****r belief, this particular species
is not officially
the state tree
Carolina. The bark is thick, reddish-brown, and...
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