Coulter pine

Coulter pine

noun
a California pine, Pinus coulteri, having stout, bluish-green needles and heavy cones 9 to 14 inches (23 to 36 cm) long.
Also called big-cone pine.


Origin:
1885–90, Americanism; named after Thomas Coulter (died 1843), Irish botanist

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