King William pine

King William pine
noun
evergreen of Tasmanian mountains having sharp-pointed leaves that curve inward
Hypernyms: ↑conifer, ↑coniferous tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Athrotaxis, ↑genus Athrotaxis

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\\-ˈwilyəm-\ noun
Usage: usually capitalized K&W
Etymology: after William IV died 1837 king of England
: a Tasmanian tree (Athrotaxis selaginoides) of the family Taxodiaceae with sharp-pointed leaves that curve inward and overlap loosely

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