pitch pine


noun

any of several pines from which pitch or turpentine is obtained.

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Origin of pitch pine

An Americanism dating back to 1670–80
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British Dictionary definitions for pitch pine

pitch pine

noun

any of various coniferous trees of the genus Pinus, esp P. rigida, of North America, having red-brown bark and long lustrous light brown cones: valued as a source of turpentine and pitch
the wood of any of these trees
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