pitch pine definition

  • noun:
    • An eastern us pine tree (Pinus rigida) that yields pitch or turpentine.
    • any one of various pine woods from which pitch could be obtain, or which have very resinous wood.
    • anyone of several species of pine, producing pitch, esp. the Pinus rigida of the united states.
    • See pine.
    • large three-needled pine of this eastern US and southeastern Canada; closely pertaining to the pond pine
    • big three-needled pine of southeastern United States having very long needles and gnarled twisted limbs; bark is red-brown profoundly ridged; a significant timber-tree

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