Austrian pine

noun

: a tall European pine (Pinus nigra) widely cultivated for ornament and having needles in clusters of two

Examples of Austrian pine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Balsam fir, concolor fir, cork bark fir, Fraser fir, Korean fir, Austrian pine, scotch pine, white pine, black hills spruce, blue spruce, Norway spruce and white spruce. Nour Rahal, Detroit Free Press, 8 Dec. 2022 Pine species that are widely planted around homes, such as Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris), Austrian pine (Pinus nigra), and Japanese red pine (Pinus densiflora), are vulnerable to several nasty diseases and insects. Beth Botts, chicagotribune.com, 25 Dec. 2021 The arboretum — located in the southwest corner of the cemetery, near the main entrance — features 80 varieties of trees, ranging from Austrian pine to Zelkova, and each tree is marked with a small plaque at its base. The Salt Lake Tribune, 6 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Austrian pine was in 1840

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“Austrian pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Austrian%20pine. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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