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pinaster

[ pahy-nas-ter ]
/ paɪˈnæs tər /
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noun
a species of pyramid-shaped pine, Pinus pinaster, growing in southern Europe and having clustered needles.
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Also called maritime pine.
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British Dictionary definitions for pinaster

pinaster
/ (paɪˈnæstə, pɪ-) /

noun
a Mediterranean pine tree, Pinus pinaster, with paired needles and prickly conesAlso called: maritime pinaster, cluster pinaster

Word Origin for pinaster

C16: from Latin: wild pine, from pīnus pine
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