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pinetum

[pahy-nee-tuh m] /paɪˈni təm/
noun, plural pineta
[pahy-nee-tuh] /paɪˈni tə/ (Show IPA)
1.
an arboretum of pines and coniferous trees.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Latin pīnētum a pine wood, equivalent to pīn(us) pine1 + -ētum suffix denoting a grove (of the plant specified)
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pinetum

/paɪˈniːtəm/
noun (pl) -ta (-tə)
1.
an area of land where pine trees and other conifers are grown
Word Origin
C19: from Latin, from pīnuspine1
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