hard pine

noun

Definition of hard pine

: a pine (such as longleaf pine or pitch pine) that has hard wood and leaves usually in groups of two or three also : the wood of a hard pine

Examples of hard pine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Until their furniture arrived, the couple slept on the hard pine floor at the store building. Joy Wallace Dickinson, orlandosentinel.com, "From Lake Helen to Christmas, history-based gatherings put out a welcome mat for the holidays," 24 Nov. 2019 The open floor plan kitchen/living room has a hard pine kitchen island. NOLA.com, "What can $285,000 buy in Holy Cross, the Central Business District and Algiers Point?," 2 Jan. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'hard pine.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of hard pine

1797, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about hard pine

Time Traveler for hard pine

Time Traveler

The first known use of hard pine was in 1797

See more words from the same year

Statistics for hard pine

Cite this Entry

“Hard pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard%20pine. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on hard pine

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about hard pine

Comments on hard pine

What made you want to look up hard pine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!