red pine

noun

Definition of red pine

1 : a North American pine (Pinus resinosa) that has reddish bark and two long needles in each cluster
2 : the relatively hard wood of the red pine that consists chiefly of sapwood

Examples of red pine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pine species that are widely planted around homes, such as Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris), Austrian pine (Pinus nigra), and Japanese red pine (Pinus densiflora), are vulnerable to several nasty diseases and insects. Beth Botts, chicagotribune.com, 25 Dec. 2021 The cones will be processed in machines that harvest their seeds, which will be used to replenish the in-high-demand red pine, among other initiatives to refill Michigan forests. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 20 Aug. 2021 The cones will be processed in machines that harvest their seeds, which will be used to replenish the in-high-demand red pine, among other initiatives to refill Michigan forests. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 20 Aug. 2021 For equestrians, the estate comes with its own 14-stall stable made from red pine and built using traditional post and beam construction. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 12 Oct. 2021 The cones will be processed in machines that harvest their seeds, which will be used to replenish the in-high-demand red pine, among other initiatives to refill Michigan forests. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 20 Aug. 2021 The cones will be processed in machines that harvest their seeds, which will be used to replenish the in-high-demand red pine, among other initiatives to refill Michigan forests. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 20 Aug. 2021 The cones will be processed in machines that harvest their seeds, which will be used to replenish the in-high-demand red pine, among other initiatives to refill Michigan forests. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 20 Aug. 2021 The cones will be processed in machines that harvest their seeds, which will be used to replenish the in-high-demand red pine, among other initiatives to refill Michigan forests. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 20 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of red pine

1739, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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30 Dec 2021

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“Red pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red%20pine. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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