monterey-pine

Monterey pine

noun
a pine tree, Pinus radiata, native to coastal California, having cones that open to germinate only in the heat of a forest fire, used for reforestation and as a timber tree.

Origin:
1825–35

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monterey pine

noun
tall California pine with long needles in bunches of 3, a dense crown, and dark brown deeply fissured bark 
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