red pine

red pine
noun
1. pine of eastern North America having long needles in bunches of two and reddish bark
Hypernyms: ↑pine, ↑pine tree, ↑true pine
2. tall New Zealand timber tree
Hypernyms: ↑conifer, ↑coniferous tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Dacrydium, ↑genus Dacrydium

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noun
1.
a. : a No. American pine (Pinus resinosa) having reddish bark
b. : the hard but not durable wood of the No. American red pine tree consisting chiefly of sapwood — called also Canadian red pine
2.
a. : an Australian cypress pine (Callitris calcarata)
b. : the timber of the Australian cypress pine
3.
a. : rimu
b. : a black pine (Podocarpus spicata) of New Zealand

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1. a pine, Pinus resinosa, of northeastern North America, having needles in groups of two and reddish bark.
2. the wood of this tree, valued as timber. Also called Norway pine.
[1800-10, Amer.]

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red pine noun
Any of various coniferous trees yielding reddish timber
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Main Entry:red

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red pine,
1. a pine of the northern United States and Canada, often over 100 feet tall, with smooth, reddish, hard wood of low resin content: »

Red pine, also called Norway Pine, is a large, straight tree much prized for its lumber (Richard J. Preston).

2. the wood, much used for lumber in construction.

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a) n. any of a number of coniferous trees that yield reddish timber, in particular:
b) a North American pine (Pinus resinosa, family Pinaceae)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • red pine — Pine Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.] 1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus {Pinus}. See {Pinus}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are about twenty eight species in the United States, of which the {white pine} ({Pinus Strobus}), the {Georgia pine} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Red pine — Red Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red pine — red′ pine′ n. 1) bot (boi pln) a pine, Pinus resinosa, of NE North America, having needles in groups of two and reddish bark 2) bot (boi pln) the wood of this tree …   From formal English to slang

  • red pine — n. a large pine (Pinus resinosa), with long, brittle needles in groups of two and reddish brown bark …   English World dictionary

  • Red pine — (engl., spr. redd pain, »rote Fichte«), das Holz der nordamerikanischen Pinus resinosa …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Red Pine — Taxobox name = Red Pine status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 image width = 240px image caption = Trees at Sherburne NWR, Minnesota regnum = Plantae divisio = Pinophyta classis = Pinopsida ordo = Pinales familia = Pinaceae genus = Pinus… …   Wikipedia

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  • red pine — noun Date: 1809 1. a North American pine (Pinus resinosa) that has reddish bark and two long needles in each cluster 2. the relatively hard wood of the red pine that consists chiefly of sapwood …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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