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

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“Norfolk Island pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Norfolk%20Island%20pine. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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