- a species of pyramid-shaped pine, Pinus pinaster, growing in southern Europe and having clustered needles.
Also called maritime pine.
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But that it does so I can hardly doubt, when I see a similar habit in the Pinaster.At Last
The tree was a pinaster, of lengthy foliage and ponderous cones, standing in a little shooting-path, leading from the main walk.Hopes and Fears
Charlotte M. Yonge
The duration of the tree is much greater than that of the pinaster, and the timber is whiter and somewhat more durable.
Hence, in full-grown trees of the Stone pine there is often a similar curvature at the base of the trunk to that of the pinaster.
The soil is red, and overgrown with arbutus and pinaster, like the country around Cannes.New Italian sketches
John Addington Symonds
- a Mediterranean pine tree, Pinus pinaster, with paired needles and prickly conesAlso called: maritime pinaster, cluster pinaster
C16: from Latin: wild pine, from pīnus pine