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Amboyna Pine

Definition of the noun amboyna pine

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  1. native to the Moluccas and Philippines; a source of dammar resin

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Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 3 of 4: N-R)

by Various

a kind of pine which yieldspitch, and is muchused inAmerica as fuel; Pitch′ plas′ter,a plaster ofBurgundy orwhitepitch; Pitch′stone, an old volcaniclike hardenedpitch; Pitch′tree, the kauripine, the Amboyna pine, or the Norway spruce.

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Amboyna Pine, Dammar Pine ovata. New Caledonia Kauri Pine ...

Google previewA dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1866)

by William Thomas Brande

Thus Amboyna Pine is Dammara orientalis, Chili Pine is Araucaria imbricata, and Huon Pine is Dacrydium Franklinii, while the Ground Pine is Ajuga Chamaspitys, and the Screw Pine is Pandanus. Pine Apple. [Ananas.] Pine Wool. The fibre ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

orientalis, the Amboyna Pine, yields the fine transparent resin called | Dammar . Several of the species furnish valuable timber. They have broad leathery leaves and great oblong cones. IDamourite. A species of Mica, found at Pontivy in ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1895)

Amboyna pine, Agathis (Dammara, orientalis. Also called dammar-pine. See Dammara.-- Austrian pine, a rather tall tree, Pinus migricans, of Austria, etc., having long dark glossy foliage, and resinous wood of moderate worth. Also called black ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language (1907)

by Thomas Davidson

a kind of pine which yields pitch, and is much used in America as fuel ; Pitch' - plas'ter, a plaster of Burgundy or white pitch ; Pitch stone, an old volcanic-like hardened pitch; Pltch'-tree, the kauri pine, the Amboyna pine, or the Norway spruce.

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