Corsican pine

noun
variants: or Corsican fir or Corsican larch

Definition of Corsican pine

: a European pine (Pinus laricio) of symmetrical growth that is closely related to the Austrian pine and is the source of a large quantity of resin from which turpentine and Burgundy pitch are made

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“Corsican pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Corsican%20pine. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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