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pine needle

n.
The needle-shaped leaf of a pine tree.

pine needle

n
(Botany) any of the fine pointed leaves of a pine

pine′ nee`dle


n.
the needlelike leaf of a pine tree.
[1865–70]
Translations

pine needle

nago di pino
References in classic literature ?
They will be hot under foot for days, on account of the thick soil of pine needles and turf," he said, and then grew serious over "poor Ogilvy.
At a sufficient distance over the woods this sound acquires a certain vibratory hum, as if the pine needles in the horizon were the strings of a harp which it swept.
But in my game bag was food, and the old house would afford shelter, if shelter were needed on a warm and dewless night in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, where one may sleep in comfort on the pine needles, without covering.
A broken spray of pine needles rustled along the roof, or a pine cone dropped with a quick reverberating tap-tap that for an instant startled her.
A toadstool--that vegetable which springs to full growth in a single night--had torn loose and lifted a matted mass of pine needles and dirt of twice its own bulk into the air, and supported it there, like a column supporting a shed.
The babies each had a kitten in one hand and an elegant bouquet of pine needles and grass in the other, and what with the due presentation of the bouquets and the struggles of the kittens, the hugging and kissing was much interfered with.
A team of chemists in England has figured out a way to produce a renewable plastic from pine needle waste, potentially replacing a type that's currently made from crude oil.
Pine needle essential oils inhibit growth of Staphylococcus aureus, which is the causative agent for numerous human infections, ranging from superficial skin infections to deep abscesses and infections that are more serious.
Pine needle is a renewable natural resource material produced annually in huge quantity in the Western part of Himalayas (Indian forests: ~ 2.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the in vitro effect of pine needle and ginkgo leaves extracts on ruminal fermentation, rumen methanogenesis and methane-related microbes.
All that's needed is an enterprising lad with a giant vacuum machine and, hey presto, we have our first pine needle millionaire
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