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pitch pine

n.
An eastern North American pine tree (Pinus rigida) having needles grouped in fascicles of three, formerly used as a source of pitch or turpentine.

pitch pine

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pitchpine

n
1. (Plants) any of various coniferous trees of the genus Pinus, esp P. rigida, of North America, having red-brown bark and long lustrous light brown cones: valued as a source of turpentine and pitch
2. (Forestry) the wood of any of these trees

pitch′ pine`


n.
any of several pines from which pitch or turpentine is obtained.
[1670–80, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pitch pine - large three-needled pine of southeastern United States having very long needles and gnarled twisted limbspitch 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
yellow pine - any of various pines having yellow wood
2.pitch pine - large three-needled pine of the eastern United States and southeastern Canadapitch pine - large three-needled pine of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada; closely related to the pond pine
pine, pine tree, true pine - a coniferous tree
Translations

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References in classic literature ?
it wasn't a common pitch pine leg he kicked with, was it?
My house was on the side of a hill, immediately on the edge of the larger wood, in the midst of a young forest of pitch pines and hickories, and half a dozen rods from the pond, to which a narrow footpath led down the hill.
A young forest growing up under your meadows, and wild sumachs and blackberry vines breaking through into your cellar; sturdy pitch pines rubbing and creaking against the shingles for want of room, their roots reaching quite under the house.
Campaigners met at the Pitch Pine pub in Bootle and walked together to Alder Hey Children's Hospital in West Derby where the young Evertonian is being cared for on a life-support machine.
Stripped pitch pine stairs lead to a mezzanine floor, with built in storage, bathroom with corner shower and four bedrooms.
But the house, on the market for offers over PS825,000, retains its original panelling, pitch pine doors and staircase, plaster ceiling decoration, cornices and fireplaces.
It is served at first floor by a small choir gallery with its original pitch pine choir seating.
Tenders are invited for Contractors Are Invited To Tender For The Proposed Works, Which Include Erecting Scaffolding And Hoarding To Secure The Working Area As Applicable, Making Good Existing Felt Membrane And Substrate To Perimeter Gutter And Pitched Roof Area Over Main Entrance, Including Splicing/Repair Of Defective Pitch Pine Timbers.
Fire regimes of central Appalachian Ridge and Valley remnant pitch pine communities, USA.
Pitch pine trees lay in large stacks near the Bridle Path, a popular walking, running and horseback riding trail at the Preserve.
The main one is Rhosbeirio House, a period property with eight bedrooms, dining room with butler's pantry and a pitch pine panelled drawing room.
The ground floor has three reception rooms, the first of which features the original pitch pine floor and Adam-style fireplace.