chir pine

noun

variants or chir or less commonly cheer pine
ˈchi(ə)r
: an East Indian resinous timber pine (Pinus roxburghii) the wood of which is used as a substitute for northern pine or fir

Word History

Etymology

Hindi cīr pine

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“Chir pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chir%20pine. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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