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lodgepole pine

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noun lodge·pole pine \ˈläj-ˌpōl-\

Definition of lodgepole pine

  1. :  any of several pines of western North America with needles in pairs and short ovoid usually asymmetric cones: as a :  a small chiefly coastal pine (Pinus contorta var. contorta) with thick deeply furrowed bark and hard strong coarse-grained medium-light wood b :  a tall straight pine (P. contorta var. latifolia) with thin and little furrowed bark and soft weak fine-grained lightweight wood



1859

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1859


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