sugar pine


noun

a tall pine, Pinus lambertiana, of California, Oregon, etc., having cones 20 inches (51 cm) long.

Origin of sugar pine

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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sugar pine


noun

a pine tree, Pinus lambertiana, of California and Oregon, having spreading pendulous branches, light brown cones, and sugary resin
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