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yellow pine

n.
1. Any of several North American pines having yellowish wood, such as longleaf pine or ponderosa pine.
2. The wood of any of these trees.

yel′low pine′


n.
1. any of several North American pines yielding a strong, yellowish wood.
2. the wood of any such tree.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yellow pine - any of various pines having yellow woodyellow pine - any of various pines having yellow wood
pine, pine tree, true pine - a coniferous tree
yellow pine - hard yellowish wood of a yellow pine
bull pine, Pinus ponderosa, ponderosa, ponderosa pine, western yellow pine - common and widely distributed tall timber pine of western North America having dark green needles in bunches of 2 to 5 and thick bark with dark brown plates when mature
Georgia pine, longleaf pine, Pinus palustris, pitch pine, southern yellow pine - 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
Pinus echinata, shortleaf pine, short-leaf pine, shortleaf yellow pine - large pine of southern United States having short needles in bunches of 2-3 and red-brown bark when mature
2.yellow pine - hard yellowish wood of a yellow pineyellow pine - hard yellowish wood of a yellow pine
pine - straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus
yellow pine - any of various pines having yellow wood
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