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n. pl. pi·ne·ta (-tə)
An area planted with pine trees or related conifers, especially for botanical study.

[Latin pīnētum, pine grove, from pīnus, pine; see pine1.]


n, pl -ta (-tə)
(Botany) an area of land where pine trees and other conifers are grown
[C19: from Latin, from pīnus pine1]


(paɪˈni təm)

n., pl. -ta (-tə).
an arboretum of pines and coniferous trees.
[1835–45; < Latin pīnētum a pine wood =pīn(us) pine1 + -ētum suffix denoting a grove (of the plant specified)]


 collection of pine trees, 1842.
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Noun1.pinetum - an area planted with pine trees or related conifers
tree farm - a forest (or part of a forest) where trees are grown for commercial use
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These phytocoenoses were connected with fens or transitional mires (Drzymulska 2006a), which is different from contemporary bog associations containing dwarf birch - Sphagnetum magellanici (Kruszelnicki & Fabiszewski 2001) and Pinetum mughi betuletosum nanae Kastner & Flossner 1933 (Holman 1996).
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