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ponderosa pine

[ pon-duh-roh-suh, pon- ]
/ ˈpɒn dəˈroʊ sə, ˌpɒn- /
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noun
Also called western yellow pine. a large pine, Pinus ponderosa, of western North America, having yellowish-brown bark: the state tree of Montana.
the light, soft wood of this tree, used for making furniture and in the construction of houses, ships, etc.
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Origin of ponderosa pine

1875–80, Americanism;<New Latin Pinus ponderosa (1836) literally, heavy pine; see ponderous

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