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Definition of Pinus sylvestris
Pinus sylvestrisRiga fir Ri"ga fir`, [So called from Riga, a city in Russia.]
A species of pine (Pinus sylvestris), and its wood, which
affords a valuable timber; -- called also Scotch pine, and
red or yellow deal. It grows in all parts of Europe, in the
Caucasus, and in Siberia. Pinus sylvestrisPine 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
wool. Pinus sylvestrisSylvic Syl"vic, a. (Chem.)
Of, pertaining to, or resembling, pine or its products;
specifically, designating an acid called also abeitic acid,
which is the chief ingredient of common resin (obtained from
Pinus sylvestris, and other species).
Meaning of Pinus sylvestris from wikipedia
- distinct. Pinus sylvestris
. The bulk of the range, from Scotland
above. Pinus sylvestris
of the Pinus
and P. × rhaetica
(P. mugo × sylvestris
) (Pinaceae). Nordic
J. Bot. 7: 383-408. Gymnosperm Database
- A pine is any conifer
in the genus Pinus
/) of the family
is the sole genus
in the subfamily
Pinoideae. The Plant
contorta) and Scots
pine (Pinus sylvestris
), due to their habitat conversion nature
, the pines, is a genus
tree and shrub
species. The genus
is currently split
into two subgenera: subgenus Pinus
- Pine (Pinus
brutia), as well as the Aleppo
Pine (Pinus sylvestris
) and Stone
- (Betula), foxglove
(Ulex spp.), and Scots
Pine (Pinus sylvestris
(lime loving) plants include
- pine (Pinus
ponderosa) Red pine (North America) (Pinus
pine, red pine (UK) (Pinus sylvestris
pine Eastern white
- pine. In the far west of its range, Pinus banksiana hybridizes readily
with the closely related lodgepole
contorta). The species epithet
- needles, twigs
from a variety
of pine, particularly Pinus sylvestris
. As of 1995, synthetic
pine oil was the "biggest single
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