noun, plural lob·lol·lies.
Origin of loblolly
Examples from the Web for loblolly
But with loblolly and still more with shortleaf this seems not to be the case.The Mechanical Properties of Wood|Samuel J. Record
The dirt road would soon be worked into a loblolly of sticky yellow mud.The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865|Leander Stillwell
We had got beyond the denser thickets of the loblolly pine, and could better see what we were about.Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V2|Jacob Dolson Cox
The annual rings of loblolly pine are broad, with good contrast between the spring and summer growth.
No other important forest tree of the United States comes as nearly being a cultivated tree as the loblolly pine.
British Dictionary definitions for loblolly
noun plural -lies
Word Origin for loblolly
Word Origin and History for loblolly
"thick gruel," 1590s, probably from lob, imitative of bubbling and boiling + lolly, obsolete Devonshire dialect word for "broth, soup, food boiled in a pot."