longleaf pine

noun long·leaf pine \ ˈlȯŋ-ˌlēf- \
|Updated on: 14 Jul 2018

Definition of longleaf pine

: a tall timber pine (Pinus palustris) of the southeastern U.S. with long needles in bundles of three and long cones; also : its tough coarse-grained reddish-orange wood consisting mostly of heartwood and used especially for flooring and joinery

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