[ lawng-leef, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˌlif, ˈlɒŋ- /
an American pine, Pinus palustris, valued as a source of turpentine and for its timber.
the wood of this tree.
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Origin of longleaf pine
An Americanism dating back to 1790–1800
Also called Georgia pine.
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British Dictionary definitions for longleaf pine
/ (ˈlɒŋˌliːf) /
a North American pine tree, Pinus palustris, with long needle-like leaves and orange-brown bark: the most important timber tree of the southeastern US
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