from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A pine tree (Pinus elliottii) of the southeast United States, widely planted for lumber and pulpwood and formerly a source of turpentine and rosin.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A tree, Pinus Cubensis, found from South Carolina to Louisiana along the coast, and in the West Indies.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Bot.) A kind of pine tree (
Pinus Cubensis) found in Southern Florida and the West Indies; -- so called because it grows in “slashes.”
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- noun Pinus elliottii, a
pine treenative to the southeastern United States.
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Named after the "slashes" – swampy ground overgrown with trees and bushes – that constitute its habitat.
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