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

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The southern pine beetle’s primary targets are pitch pines, red pines and jack pines. Washington Post, "Pine-killing southern beetle may be more deadly in North," 10 June 2018 In winter, white and red pine provide a dose of green among the brown and white. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Mirror Lake's Fern Dell Gorge is a winter wonderland," 11 Jan. 2018 The Escanaba, Madeline, McNaughton and Raven trails are all groomed for skiing in the winter, and the Star Lake Nature Trail and its century-old red pine plantation is a good option for hiking and snowshoeing. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "4 fall and winter getaways in Wisconsin," 11 Oct. 2017 The Escanaba, Madeline, McNaughton and Raven trails are all groomed for skiing in the winter, and the Star Lake Nature Trail and its century-old red pine plantation is a good option for hiking and snowshoeing. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "4 fall and winter getaways in Wisconsin," 11 Oct. 2017 The Escanaba, Madeline, McNaughton and Raven trails are all groomed for skiing in the winter, and the Star Lake Nature Trail and its century-old red pine plantation is a good option for hiking and snowshoeing. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "4 fall and winter getaways in Wisconsin," 11 Oct. 2017 The Escanaba, Madeline, McNaughton and Raven trails are all groomed for skiing in the winter, and the Star Lake Nature Trail and its century-old red pine plantation is a good option for hiking and snowshoeing. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "4 fall and winter getaways in Wisconsin," 11 Oct. 2017 The Escanaba, Madeline, McNaughton and Raven trails are all groomed for skiing in the winter, and the Star Lake Nature Trail and its century-old red pine plantation is a good option for hiking and snowshoeing. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "4 fall and winter getaways in Wisconsin," 11 Oct. 2017 The Escanaba, Madeline, McNaughton and Raven trails are all groomed for skiing in the winter, and the Star Lake Nature Trail and its century-old red pine plantation is a good option for hiking and snowshoeing. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "4 fall and winter getaways in Wisconsin," 11 Oct. 2017

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1739, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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