slash pine


noun

a pine, Pinus elliotii, found in slashes and swamps in the southeastern U.S., yielding a hard, durable wood.
the wood of this tree.

Nearby words

  1. slapstick,
  2. slart,
  3. slash,
  4. slash and burn,
  5. slash fiction,
  6. slash pocket,
  7. slash-and-burn,
  8. slash-saw,
  9. slashdot effect,
  10. slasher

Origin of slash pine

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

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