from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See scrub pine.
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- n. shrubby two-needled pine of coastal northwestern United States; red to yellow-brown bark fissured into small squares
- n. common forest tree of the eastern United States and Canada; used especially for pulpwood
- n. small spruce of boggy areas of northeastern North America having spreading branches with dense foliage; inferior wood
- n. large two-needled pine of southeastern United States with light soft wood
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She should also sit over a steam of young pine tops, cedar tops or spruce pine tops; while over the steam she should take a strong decoction of seneka snake-root and pleurisy root in table spoonful doses every ten minutes.
The Cherokee Physician, or Indian Guide to Health, as Given by Richard Foreman, a Cherokee Doctor; Comprising a Brief View of Anatomy, With General Rules for Preserving Health without the Use of Medicines. The Diseases of the U. States, with Their Symptoms, Causes, and Means of Prevention, are Treated on in a Satisfactory Manner. It Also Contains a Description of a Variety of Herbs and Roots, Many of which are not Explained in Any Other Book, and their Medical Virtues have Hitherto been Unknown to the Whites; To which is Added a Short Dispensatory.