Ponderosa-pine definition

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A tall timber tree (Pinus ponderosa) of western North America, having long needles grouped in fascicles of two or three.
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A yellow pine (Pinus ponderosa) of W North America, valued for its timber.
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Its wood.
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Origin of ponderosa-pine

  • From New Latin ponderōsa specific epithet from Latin ponderōsa feminine of ponderōsus heavy ponderous

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition