slash pine

slash pine
slash pine
1. a common pine (Pinus caribaea) growing in slashes, or swamps, in the SE U.S., the West Indies, and Central America
2. the hard wood of this tree

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  • Slash pine — (Bot.) A kind of pine tree ({Pinus Cubensis}) found in Southern Florida and the West Indies; so called because it grows in slashes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slash pine — slash′ pine n. 1) pln a pine, Pinus elliotii, found in slashes or swamps in the southeastern U.S. and Central America 2) the hard, durable wood of this tree • Etymology: 1880–85, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Slash Pine — Taxobox name = Slash Pine status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 image width = 240px image caption = Slash Pine plantation regnum = Plantae divisio = Pinophyta classis = Pinopsida ordo = Pinales familia = Pinaceae genus = Pinus subgenus = Pinus …   Wikipedia

  • slash pine — noun Etymology: slash (III); from the fact that caribbean pine especially in Florida grows in slashes 1. a. : caribbean pine b. : the strong hard heavy coarse grained orange wood of the Caribbean pine …   Useful english dictionary

  • slash pine — rantytoji pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos medieninis, pluoštinis, vaistinis augalas (Pinus elliottii), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunama derva. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus elliottii angl. American pitch pine; long… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • slash pine — /slæʃ ˈpaɪn/ (say slash puyn) noun a valuable softwood timber tree, Pinus elliottii …  

  • slash pine — noun Etymology: 3slash Date: circa 1882 a pine (Pinus elliottii) of the southeastern United States that has two or three needles in a cluster and is a source of turpentine, lumber, and pulpwood …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slash pine — 1. a pine, Pinus elliotii, found in slashes and swamps in the southeastern U.S., yielding a hard, durable wood. 2. the wood of this tree. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • black slash pine — noun : loblolly pine 1 …   Useful english dictionary

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