knob-cone pine

knobcone pine

[nob-kohn]
noun
a pine, Pinus attenuata, of the Pacific coast of the U.S., bearing cones with knoblike scales.

Origin:
1880–85, Americanism; knob + cone

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knobcone pine

noun
medium-sized three-needled pine of the Pacific coast of the United States having a prominent knob on each scale of the cone 
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