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longleaf pine

[ lawng-leef, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˌlif, ˈlɒŋ- /
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noun
an American pine, Pinus palustris, valued as a source of turpentine and for its timber.
the wood of this tree.
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Also called Georgia pine.

Origin of longleaf pine

An Americanism dating back to 1790–1800
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British Dictionary definitions for longleaf pine

longleaf pine
/ (ˈlɒŋˌliːf) /

noun
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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