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longleaf pine

[lawng-leef, long-]
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  1. an American pine, Pinus palustris, valued as a source of turpentine and for its timber.
  2. the wood of this tree.

Origin of longleaf pine

An Americanism dating back to 1790–1800
Also called Georgia pine.
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British Dictionary definitions for longleaf pine

longleaf pine

  1. a North American pine tree, Pinus palustris, with long needle-like leaves and orange-brown bark: the most important timber tree of the southeastern US
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