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pine needle

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noun

the needlelike leaf of a pine tree.

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pine finch, pine grosbeak, pine leaf aphid, pine marten, pine mouse, pine needle, pine nut, pine siskin, pine snake, pine straw, pine tar

Origin of pine needle

First recorded in 1865–70
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pine needle


noun

any of the fine pointed leaves of a pine
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