- a large, irregularly branched pine, Pinus strobus, of eastern North America, having gray bark and yielding a light-colored, soft, light wood of great commercial importance.
- the wood itself.
- any of various other similar species of pine.
Origin of white pine
Examples from the Web for white pine
Historical Examples of white pine
It deposits its eggs in the vigorous shoots of the white-pine sapling.The Spell of the Rockies
Enos A. Mills
But you just tell her about the whiskey with the white-pine chips in it.Dr. Breen's Practice
William Dean Howells
In making this tattooing-ink the soot from fires of white-pine (kahikatea) wood was used.The adventures of Kimble Bent
An edge suitable for delicate work in white-pine would be immediately ruined if used upon lignum-vit.Woodworking for Beginners
Charles Gardner Wheeler
The sand on the white-pine floor was swept in tongues, old-country fashion.Children of the Tenements
Jacob A. Riis
- a North American coniferous tree, Pinus strobus, having blue-green needle-like leaves, hanging brown cones, and rough bark: family Pinaceae
- the light-coloured wood of this tree, much used commercially
- another name for kahikatea