Norfolk Island pine

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noun Nor·folk Island pine \ ˈnȯr-fək- , -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


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