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

by Various

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.—adj.Pitch′y, having the qualities ...

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 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 (1865)

by William Thomas Brande

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

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1887)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson

Amboyna Pine. /. opposite, ovate- oblong, entire, glabrous, of a thick, coriaceous texture, from 2in. to 4in. long, and nearly l; in. broad at ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1897)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

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

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