red pine

noun

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

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Word History

First Known Use

1739, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of red pine was in 1739

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“Red pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red%20pine. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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