a tall coniferous tree, Pinus glabra, of the southeastern U.S., having smooth, gray bark and needles in bundles of two.
any of several other pines, as P. elliottii or P. virginiana.
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How to use spruce pine in a sentence
It was located exactly sixty-one feet from the point where the bodies had been found, in a dense spruce-pine thicket.Kentucky's Famous Feuds and Tragedies | Chas. G Mutzenberg
Beneath Eagle Crown the four-room cabin reposed in a shelter of spruce-pine, hemlock and cedar.The Red Debt | Everett MacDonald
I saw a number of verry large spruce pine one of which I measured 14 feet around and verry tall.The Journals of Lewis and Clark | Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
We found the tall trees to be a kind of spruce pine, very proper for spars, of which we were in want.
Close beside our camping-place a large clump of spruce-pine stood in dull contrast to the snowy surface.The Great Lone Land | W. F. Butler
British Dictionary definitions for spruce pine
a large pine tree, Pinus glabra, of the southeastern US
any of several similar plants, such as certain pines, hemlocks, and spruces
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