pond pine


Definition of pond pine

1 : a pine (Pinus serotina) of the sandy swamps of the southern U.S. having leaves in bundles of three and short oblong cones
2 : the soft brittle coarse-grained wood of the pond pine tree

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“Pond pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pond%20pine. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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