whitebark pine

noun
variants: or less commonly whitebarked pine \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗-​ \

Definition of whitebark pine

: a pine (Pinus albicaulis) of the western U.S. having thin pale brown or creamy white bark and soft brittle wood

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First Known Use of whitebark pine

1888, in the meaning defined above

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