short-leaf pine

shortleaf pine

[shawrt-leef]
noun
1.
a pine, Pinus echinata, of the southern U.S., having short, flexible leaves.
2.
the hard, brownish-yellow wood of this tree, used in the construction of houses, for making furniture, and for pulp.

Origin:
1790–1800, Americanism

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short-leaf pine

noun
large pine of southern United States having short needles in bunches of 2-3 and red-brown bark when mature [syn: shortleaf pine
shortleaf pine

noun
large pine of southern United States having short needles in bunches of 2-3 and red-brown bark when mature 
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