from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large genus of evergreen coniferous trees, mostly found in the northern hemisphere. The genus formerly included the firs, spruces, larches, and hemlocks, but is now limited to those trees which have the primary leaves of the branchlets reduced to mere scales, and the secondary ones (pine needles) acicular, and usually in fascicles of two to seven. See pine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of coniferous trees of the tribe Abietineæ, known by the staminate flowers in numerous short yellowish catkins, and the two forms of leaves, the primary small and scale-like, the secondary long and conspicuous and in clusters of from one to five each, enveloped at the base by a dry sheath.
- n. [lowercase] Same as pineal body (which see, under pineal).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. type genus of the Pinaceae: large genus of true pines
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These include spruce budworm, forest tent caterpillar, jack pine budworm (Choristoneura pinus pinus), and gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar).
There are 30 varieties in this country today, some of which are pinus strobus, or the white pine; pinus cirops, the Jersey pine.
The pinus strobus or white pine is subject to attack of the pith borer which attacks the young growth.
Another embattled tree, this time a Loblolly pine, pinus taeda, part of the woods that forms the property border near the street.
IAS ( '' pinus spp '') enroach on Zimbabwe's Nyanga National Park, potentially threatening biodiversity and tourism.
Your picture from holland is a pinus sylvestris the picture below is a real Juniper Juniperus communis from Kootwijkerzand
A woman who hears a man playing on a reed pipe which has been dressed with the juices of the bahupadika plant, the tabernamontana coronaria, the costus speciosus or arabicus, the pinus deodora, the euphorbia antiquorum, the vajra and the kantaka plant, becomes his slave.
Wintertime photosynthesis of bristlecone pine pinus aristata in the White Mountains of California.
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The tops and sides of the rocky precipices on the west side of Wellington Vale were clothed with cypress trees, which had all the appearance of the pinus silvestris, that adorns the mountains and glens of