pine tree


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Noun1.Pine tree - a coniferous treepine tree - a coniferous tree      
genus Pinus, Pinus - type genus of the Pinaceae: large genus of true pines
pine - straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus
pinon, pinyon - any of several low-growing pines of western North America
Pinus glabra, spruce pine - large two-needled pine of southeastern United States with light soft wood
Pinus nigra, black pine - large two-needled timber pine of southeastern Europe
northern pitch pine, Pinus rigida, pitch pine - large three-needled pine of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada; closely related to the pond pine
Pinus serotina, pond pine - large three-needled pine of sandy swamps of southeastern United States; needles longer than those of the northern pitch pine
European nut pine, Pinus pinea, stone pine, umbrella pine - medium-sized two-needled pine of southern Europe having a spreading crown; widely cultivated for its sweet seeds that resemble almonds
arolla pine, cembra nut tree, Pinus cembra, Swiss pine, Swiss stone pine - large five-needled European pine; yields cembra nuts and a resinous exudate
mugho pine, mugo pine, Pinus mugo, Swiss mountain pine, dwarf mountain pine, mountain pine - low shrubby pine of central Europe with short bright green needles in bunches of two
ancient pine, Pinus longaeva - small slow-growing pine of western United States similar to the bristlecone pine; chocolate brown bark in plates and short needles in bunches of 5; crown conic but becoming rough and twisted; oldest plant in the world growing to 5000 years in cold semidesert mountain tops
white pine - any of several five-needled pines with white wood and smooth usually light grey bark when young; especially the eastern white pine
yellow pine - any of various pines having yellow wood
Jeffrey pine, Jeffrey's pine, Pinus jeffreyi, black pine - tall symmetrical pine of western North America having long blue-green needles in bunches of 3 and elongated cones on spreading somewhat pendulous branches; sometimes classified as a variety of ponderosa pine
lodgepole, lodgepole pine, Pinus contorta, shore pine, spruce pine - shrubby two-needled pine of coastal northwestern United States; red to yellow-brown bark fissured into small squares
Pinus contorta murrayana, Sierra lodgepole pine - tall subspecies of lodgepole pine
frankincense pine, loblolly pine, Pinus taeda - tall spreading three-needled pine of southeastern United States having reddish-brown fissured bark and a full bushy upper head
jack pine, Pinus banksiana - slender medium-sized two-needled pine of eastern North America; with yellow-green needles and scaly grey to red-brown fissured bark
swamp pine - any of several pines that prefer or endure moist situations such as loblolly pine or longleaf pine
Canadian red pine, Pinus resinosa, red pine - pine of eastern North America having long needles in bunches of two and reddish bark
Pinus sylvestris, Scotch fir, Scotch pine, Scots pine - medium large two-needled pine of northern Europe and Asia having flaking red-brown bark
Jersey pine, Pinus virginiana, scrub pine, Virginia pine - common small shrubby pine of the eastern United States having straggling often twisted or branches and short needles in bunches of 2
Monterey pine, Pinus radiata - tall California pine with long needles in bunches of 3, a dense crown, and dark brown deeply fissured bark
bristlecone pine, Pinus aristata, Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine - small slow-growing upland pine of western United States (Rocky Mountains) having dense branches with fissured rust-brown bark and short needles in bunches of 5 and thorn-tipped cone scales; among the oldest living things some over 4500 years old
hickory pine, Pinus pungens, prickly pine, table-mountain pine - a small two-needled upland pine of the eastern United States (Appalachians) having dark brown flaking bark and thorn-tipped cone scales
knobcone pine, Pinus attenuata - medium-sized three-needled pine of the Pacific coast of the United States having a prominent knob on each scale of the cone
Japanese red pine, Japanese table pine, Pinus densiflora - pine native to Japan and Korea having a wide-spreading irregular crown when mature; grown as an ornamental
Japanese black pine, Pinus thunbergii, black pine - large Japanese ornamental having long needles in bunches of 2; widely planted in United States because of its resistance to salt and smog
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He was so very tall that he carried a pine tree, which was eight feet through the butt, for a walking stick.
Seeing himself lost, he climbed up a giant pine tree and sat there to see what he could see.
And I, you, and he; and we, ye, and they, are all bats; and I'm a crow, especially when I stand a'top of this pine tree here.
The bough of a broken pine tree lashed heavily in the blast against the windowpane behind them, as if in parody of a burglar, but they did not turn round.
She was standing outside the garden fence, in the shadow of a great pine tree, looking not at him, for she was unaware of his presence, but at the virginal bloom of the plum trees in a far corner, with all her delight in it outblossoming freely in her face.
He then climbed the bank close to where the captain was concealed, and, rearing himself on his hind quarters, in a sitting position, put his forepaws against a young pine tree, and began to cut the bark with his teeth.
Beyond the garden a little path through an open field led up a steep hill, at the top of which a lone pine tree stood on guard beside the huge rock.
Before I had done I was more the friend than the foe of the pine tree, though I had cut down some of them, having become better acquainted with it.
A sharp jerk informed him that the boat, swerving slack into the painter, had been straightened out by the swifter-moving pine tree.
The early morning was wonderfully still, and the sun, just clearing the pine trees towards Weybridge, was already warm.
The keen air of the mountains and the balsamic odour of the pine trees took the place of nurse and mother to the young girl.
The April wind was filling the pine trees with its roundelay, and the grove was alive with robins -- great, plump, saucy fellows, strutting along the paths.