Scotch pine

Scotch pine
noun
medium large two-needled pine of northern Europe and Asia having flaking red-brown bark
Hypernyms: ↑pine, ↑pine tree, ↑true pine

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized S
: a pine (Pinus sylvestris) of northern Europe and Asia with spreading or pendulous branches, short rigid twisted needles, and hard yellow wood that provides valuable timber

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a pine, Pinus sylvestris, of Eurasia, having a reddish trunk and twisted, bluish-green needles.
[1725-35]

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Scotch pine noun
Scots pine (see under ↑Scots)
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Main Entry:Scotch

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Scotch pine,
a European and Asian pine with reddish-tinged wood, used for lumber, as a source of tar, and as a Christmas tree. It has become naturalized in areas of eastern North America.

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n. a long-lived, medium-sized Eurasian pine tree extensively planted for its timber and other products. It is well established in the northeastern U.S. and the Great Lakes region. Pinus sylvestris, family Pinaceae

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  • scotch pine — pine tree that has twisted bluish green needles and flaking red brown bark found in northern Europe and Asia, scotch fir; wood of said scotch pine …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Scotch pine — Riga fir Ri ga fir , [So called from Riga, a city in Russia.] (Bot.) A species of pine ({Pinus sylvestris}), and its wood, which affords a valuable timber; called also {Scotch pine}, and {red deal} or {yellow deal}. It grows in all parts of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scotch pine — noun Date: 1731 a pine (Pinus sylvestris) of northern Europe and Asia with spreading or pendulous branches, short rigid twisted needles, and hard yellow wood that provides valuable timber …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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