Swiss pine

noun
variants: or less commonly Swiss stone pine

Definition of Swiss pine

: a tall Eurasian pine (Pinus cembra) having dark green leaves in bundles of five, short spreading branches, and cones usually less than four inches in length and yielding cedar nuts and a resinous exudate

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“Swiss pine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Swiss%20pine. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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