American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A tall evergreen timber tree (Pinus lambertiana) of the Pacific coast of North America, having needles with white lines on the back that are grouped in fascicles of five.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See pine.
- n. Pinus lambertiana, the largest species of pine, native to California and Oregon; particularly noted for its huge, distinctive cone.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) an immense coniferous tree (Pinus Lambertiana) of California and Oregon, furnishing a soft and easily worked timber. The resinous exudation from the stumps, etc., has a sweetish taste, and has been used as a substitute for sugar.
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