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

Examples of scrub pine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tom Mix and Harry Houdini once lived there among the quail and scrub pine and coyotes. Mike Sager, Rolling Stone, 17 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of scrub pine

1791, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of scrub pine was in 1791

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Last Updated

29 Sep 2021

Cite this Entry

“Scrub pine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scrub%20pine. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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