kauri pine


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Noun1.kauri pine - any of various trees of the genus Agathiskauri pine - any of various trees of the genus Agathis; yield dammar resin
Agathis, genus Agathis - kauri pine
kauri - white close-grained wood of a tree of the genus Agathis especially Agathis australis
Agathis australis, kaury, kauri - tall timber tree of New Zealand having white straight-grained wood
Agathis alba, Agathis dammara, amboina pine, amboyna pine - native to the Moluccas and Philippines; a source of dammar resin
Agathis robusta, dundathu pine, queensland kauri, smooth bark kauri - Australian timber tree resembling the kauri but having wood much lighter in weight and softer
Agathis lanceolata, red kauri - New Zealand tree with glossy leaves and scaly reddish-brown bark
conifer, coniferous tree - any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
References in classic literature ?
It is said, that by digging in the barest spots, lumps of the kind of resin which flows from the kauri pine are frequently found.
Williams and Davies walked with me to a part of a neighbouring forest, to show me the famous kauri pine.
The central staircase is a grand affair with richly-coloured kauri pine panelling and ornate balustrade.