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Jeffrey pine

noun

  1. a conifer, Pinus jeffreyi, of high mountains in the western U.S., having long needles, large cones, and aromatic bark.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Jeffrey pine1

1855–60, Americanism; after John Jeffrey (1826–54), Scottish gardener, who collected plants in the Pacific Northwest, 1850–54

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Example Sentences

Jeffrey Pine (Pinus jeffreyi) is often classed as western yellow pine, both in the forest and at the mill.

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