scrub pine

noun

Definition of scrub pine 

: a pine of dwarf, straggly, or scrubby growth usually by reason of environmental conditions specifically : a pine tree unsuitable for lumber by reason of inferior or defective growth

First Known Use of scrub pine

1791, in the meaning defined above

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