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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a pine (Pinus banksiana) of Canada and N U.S., having short needles in pairs and many woody cones
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An evergreen tree (Pinus banksiana) of northern North America, having soft wood and short twisted needles grouped in fascicles of two. Also called scrub pine.