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American white pine

Definition of the noun american white pine

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noun

  1. tall-growing pine of eastern North America; bark is brown with longitudinal fissures when mature; valued as a timber tree

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Google previewEncyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World (2009)

15,000 Years of Inventions and Innovations by Emory Dean Keoke, Kay Marie Porterfield

North American Northeast cultures The American white pine is an evergreen tree that is native to the northeastern part of North America. This tree served as a kind ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

Small e white pine; American white pine (North America); balsam pine, Canadian white pine; ...

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

American White Pine Fremontiana (P. monophylla). Californian Nut-Pine Gerardiana. Neoza Pine, Nepaul Nut-Pine glabra. American Spruce Pine Halepensis. Aleppo or Jerusalem Pine-tree inops. New Jersey Scrub Pint insignia. Monterey ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

strobus, Lord Weymouth's pine, or North American white pine. This grows sometimes to the height of 100 feet and upwards, and is highly valued on account of its beauty. The bark of the tree is very smooth and delicate, especially when ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopaedia (1872)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

The North American white pine (P. ttrobiu, Linn.) often grows from 120 to 160 feet high in a single, erect, columnar trunk when occurring in primitive forests ; its leaves are of a rich deep green, its cones elongated, somewhat curved, the scales ...

Google previewThe New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1864)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The North American white pine (P. ttrobut, Linn.) often grows from 120 to 160 feet high in a single, erect, columnar trunk when occurring in primitive forests; its leaves are of a rich deep green, its cones elongated, somewhat curved, the scales ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

The strobus, Lord Weymouth's pine, or North American white pine. This grows sometimes to the height of 100 feet and upwards, and is highly valued on account of its beauty. The bark of the tree is very smooth and delicate, especially when ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of American Art (2011)

by Joan M. Marter

The analysis of wood type does not yield absolute proof, however, as northeast American white pine was exported to London during the 18th century. American Frames After 1776. After the Revolution, Americans were inclined to produce ...

Google previewThe Home Reference Library: Household encyclopedia (1900)

The American White Pine is highly esteemed in carpentry work from its softness and the ease with which it can be worked. While not strong, it is durable. The difference in the two kinds of wood is this : the grain of the Yellow Pine is generally ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1823)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved

The strobus, Lord Weymouth's pine, or North American white pine. This grows sometimes to the height of loo feet and upwards, and ƍ3 highly valued on account of its beauty. The bark of the tree is very smooth and delicate, especially when ...

Google previewThe cabinet dictionary. To which is added a supplementary treatise on geometrical lines, perspective, and painting in general (1803)

by Thomas Sheraton

Ninth, The North American white pine, which sometimes grows to the height of 100 feet, and upwards.ā€” Of this tree the masts of ships are made: and on this account, in Queen Ann's time, there was a law made for the preservation of these ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

The strobus, or North American white pine. This grows sometimes to the height of a hundred feet and upwards, and is highly valued on account of its beauty. The Pinus. bark of the tree is very smooth and delicate, especially vā€” when young ...

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