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umbrella pine

noun
1.
a Japanese evergreen tree, Sciadopitys verticillata, having linear leaves growing in umbrellalike whorls, cultivated as an ornamental.
2.
stone pine (def 1).
Also called parasol pine.
Origin of umbrella pine
1870-1875
1870-75
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  • The Camerons have taken that big pink house over there, with the umbrella pine in the garden.

  • The umbrella pine (Sciadopitys) is a very striking conifer, and does well everywhere.

  • No American evergreen known to me resembles the umbrella pine sufficiently to be a fair object of comparison with it.

    Man and Nature George P. Marsh
  • The cypress and the umbrella pine are not merely conventional types of the Italian landscape.

    Man and Nature George P. Marsh
British Dictionary definitions for umbrella pine

umbrella pine

noun
1.
another name for stone pine
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