shortleaf pine

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short·leaf pine

A pine tree (Pinus echinata) of the southeast United States, having needles grouped in fascicles of two and valued as timber and pulpwood.

short′leaf pine′

1. a pine, Pinus echinata, of the eastern U.S., having short, flexible leaves.
2. its brownish yellow wood, used in construction, furniture-making, etc.
[1790–1800, Amer.]
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Noun1.shortleaf pine - large pine of southern United States having short needles in bunches of 2-3 and red-brown bark when matureshortleaf pine - large pine of southern United States having short needles in bunches of 2-3 and red-brown bark when mature
yellow pine - any of various pines having yellow wood
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