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Jeffrey pine

  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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Origin of Jeffrey pine

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