from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pine (Pinus taeda) of the southeast United States, having needles in fascicles of three, oblong cones, and strong wood used as lumber and for paper pulp.

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  • n. A pine tree, Pinus taeda, native to the southeastern US and extensively planted.
  • n. The wood of Pinus taeda.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a kind of pitch pine found from Delaware southward along the coast; old field pine (Pinus Tæda). Also, Pinus Bahamensis, of the West Indies.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. tall spreading three-needled pine of southeastern United States having reddish-brown fissured bark and a full bushy upper head


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  • See comments on lob.

    March 23, 2011

  • a.k.a. old-field pine, and southern yellow pine

    January 6, 2009