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

  • n. An eastern North American pine tree (Pinus rigida) that yields pitch or turpentine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of various pine trees from which pitch can be obtain, or which have very resinous wood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any one of several species of pine, yielding pitch, esp. the Pinus rigida of North America.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See pine.

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

  • n. large three-needled pine of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada; closely related to the pond pine
  • n. large three-needled pine of southeastern United States having very long needles and gnarled twisted limbs; bark is red-brown deeply ridged; an important timber tree


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