Norfolk Island pine

noun
Nor·​folk Island pine | \ ˈnȯr-fək- How to pronounce Norfolk Island pine (audio) , -ˌfȯk-\

Definition of Norfolk Island pine

: an evergreen tree (Araucaria heterophylla synonym A. excelsa) of the araucaria family that is native to Australia and Norfolk Island and that is often grown as a houseplant

called also Norfolk pine

First Known Use of Norfolk Island pine

1803, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Norfolk Island pine

Statistics for Norfolk Island pine

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Norfolk Island pine

The first known use of Norfolk Island pine was in 1803

See more words from the same year

Comments on Norfolk Island pine

What made you want to look up Norfolk Island pine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

authorized for issue (as a bond)

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!