pitch pine

Origin of pitch pine

An Americanism dating back to 1670–80
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pitch pine

noun
  1. 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
  2. the wood of any of these trees
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