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knobcone pine

[nob-kohn] /ˈnɒbˌkoʊn/
noun
1.
a pine, Pinus attenuata, of the Pacific coast of the U.S., bearing cones with knoblike scales.
Origin of knobcone pine
1880-1885
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85; knob + cone
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  • The knobcone pine lives in adversity and usually dies by violence.

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