Origin of stone pine
First recorded in 1750–60
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Examples from the Web for stone pine
And the redwood is more beautiful even than the stone-pine of Italy.The Californiacs
Inez Haynes Irwin
The stone-pine is found also in Palestine, and is supposed to be the cypress of the Bible.Among the Trees at Elmridge
Ella Rodman Church
Its seeds were represented to be as large as those of the stone-pine, and eatable.
The stone-pine and wild-olive are perhaps the only trees found growing in a natural state.
A cat dozed in the hot sunshine, the lizards scuttled about the pillars of the pergola, and in the stone-pine a linnet sang.Up and Down
Edward Frederic Benson
- a Mediterranean pine tree, Pinus pinea, having a short bole and radiating branches forming an umbrella shapeAlso called: umbrella pine
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