Aleppo pine

noun

Definition of Aleppo pine

: a pine (Pinus halepensis) of southern Europe and the Levant that is of graceful habit, has usually two leaves in each persistent sheath, and yields a wood that is much used for shipbuilding

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1754, in the meaning defined above

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“Aleppo pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aleppo%20pine. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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