from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The stone pine (Pinus Cembra).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Swiss stone-pine, Pinus Cembra.


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  • Closer to the interior, larch (Larix decidua), arolla pine (Pinus cembra), and scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris) replaces P. mugo.

    Alps conifer and mixed forests

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  • The "passage of time" ... is seen only in the rear view, shapes and shades, arollas and larches silently tumbling away...

    - Nabokov, Ada, or Ardor

    June 5, 2008