pitch-pine

pitch pine

noun
any of several pines from which pitch or turpentine is obtained.

Origin:
1670–80, Americanism

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pitch pine
 
n
1.  any of various coniferous trees of the genus Pinus, esp P. rigida, of North America, having red-brown bark and long lustrous light brown cones: valued as a source of turpentine and pitch
2.  the wood of any of these trees

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