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shortleaf pine

noun short·leaf pine \ˈshrt-ˌlēf-\

Definition of SHORTLEAF PINE

:  a pine (Pinus echinata) chiefly of the southeastern United States that has short flexible needles usually in clusters of two and reddish-brown bark; also :  its yellow wood

First Known Use of SHORTLEAF PINE

1796

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