Scotch pine

noun

: a pine (Pinus sylvestris) of northern Europe and Asia with spreading or pendulous branches, short rigid twisted needles, and hard yellow wood that provides valuable timber

Word History

First Known Use

1706, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Scotch pine was in 1706

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“Scotch pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scotch%20pine. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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