Coulter pine

  1. a California pine, Pinus coulteri, having stout, bluish-green needles and heavy cones 9 to 14 inches (23 to 36 centimeters) long.

Origin of Coulter pine

First recorded in 1885–90, Americanism; named after Thomas Coulter (died 1843), Irish botanist

Words Nearby Coulter pine Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Coulter pine in a sentence

  • Coulter pine (Pinus coulteri) is also known as nut pine, big cone pine, and long cone pine.

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