- any of several North American pines yielding a strong, yellowish wood.
- the wood of any such tree.
Origin of yellow pine
An Americanism dating back to 1700–10
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Examples from the Web for yellow pine
The development of the camp into a yellow-pine town and then into something more like a substantial city was marvellously rapid.
The front of the establishment was occupied by a dust-ridden salesroom, and an office with yellow-pine partitions.The Penalty
A few rag rugs hid probably some of the worst gaps in the matching of the yellow-pine floor of the dining room.Campfire Girls in the Allegheny Mountains
Stella M. Francis
Parlor: yellow-pine floors, spotless; green paper blinds in the windows, that hang stirless the year round.