knobcone pine

[ nob-kohn ]
/ ˈnɒbˌkoʊn /

noun

a pine, Pinus attenuata, of the Pacific coast of the U.S., bearing cones with knoblike scales.

Nearby words

  1. knobble,
  2. knobbler,
  3. knobbling roll,
  4. knobbly,
  5. knobby,
  6. knobhead,
  7. knobkerrie,
  8. knock,
  9. knock about,
  10. knock back

Origin of knobcone pine

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; knob + cone

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