loblolly pine

noun

Definition of loblolly pine

: a pine (Pinus taeda) of the southeastern U.S. with flaky bark, long needles in groups of three, and cones having spine-tipped scales also : its coarse-grained wood

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Recent Examples on the Web The viridian-green branches of loblolly pines rise 60 feet above a carpet of soft, tufted grasses, rippling slightly in the breeze. Brian Barth, Popular Science, "The secret to curbing farm emissions is buried in the Stone Age," 1 Apr. 2020 The coil basketry technique can be done with longer pine needles (like longleaf pine and loblolly pine). Tim Macwelch, Popular Science, "Eight ways an evergreen tree could save your life," 26 Dec. 2019 The coil basketry technique can be done with longer pine needles (like longleaf pine and loblolly pine). Tim Macwelch, Popular Science, "Eight ways an evergreen tree could save your life," 26 Dec. 2019 The coil basketry technique can be done with longer pine needles (like longleaf pine and loblolly pine). Tim Macwelch, Popular Science, "Eight ways an evergreen tree could save your life," 26 Dec. 2019 The coil basketry technique can be done with longer pine needles (like longleaf pine and loblolly pine). Tim Macwelch, Popular Science, "Eight ways an evergreen tree could save your life," 26 Dec. 2019 The coil basketry technique can be done with longer pine needles (like longleaf pine and loblolly pine). Tim Macwelch, Popular Science, "Eight ways an evergreen tree could save your life," 26 Dec. 2019 The coil basketry technique can be done with longer pine needles (like longleaf pine and loblolly pine). Tim Macwelch, Outdoor Life, "8 Ways to Use Evergreen Trees in a Survival Situation," 23 Dec. 2019 The birds have also been observed building nests in loblolly pines, but only in trees that are 60-80 years old. Dennis Pillion | Dpillion@al.com, al, "Red-cockaded woodpecker offers link to forests of Alabama’s past," 28 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of loblolly pine

1760, in the meaning defined above

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“Loblolly pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loblolly%20pine. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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