Coulter pine

noun

Coul·​ter pine
ˈkōltə(r)-
variants or Coulter's pine
: a tall pine (Pinus coulteri) of the southwestern U.S. with cones 9 to 15 inches long and consisting of stout sharp-pointed scales

called also big-cone pine

Word History

Etymology

after Thomas Coulter †1843 Irish botanist

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“Coulter pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Coulter%20pine. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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