American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A tall timber tree (Pinus ponderosa) of western North America, having long, dark green needles grouped in fascicles of three.
- n. common and widely distributed tall timber pine of western North America having dark green needles in bunches of 2 to 5 and thick bark with dark brown plates when mature
- Translation of New Latin Pīnus ponderōsa : Latin pīnus, pine-tree + Latin ponderōsa, feminine of ponderōsus, heavy; see ponderous. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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