yellow pine


Definition of yellow pine

1 : any of several North American pines (such as a Ponderosa pine or longleaf pine) with yellowish wood
2 : the wood of a yellow pine

Examples of yellow pine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nestled amid the southern yellow pine of central North Carolina, the base is a sizable city in its own right: 270,000 people spread across 500 square miles. Patrik Jonsson, The Christian Science Monitor, 24 Nov. 2021 So instead, loggers raced to cut down more Southern yellow pine, which is plentiful in the U.S. South. Lance Lambert, Fortune, 15 Sep. 2021 It’s why loggers are racing to cut down more Southern yellow pine—a plentiful species that dots the Deep South. Fortune, 10 June 2021 Commissioner Jay Zembower said Seminole should protect the southern yellow pine or longleaf pine, which are indigenous to the Southeastern United States and once used in Florida to produce turpentine oil. Martin E. Comas,, 29 May 2021 Other trees range in price from $55 per 1,000 board feet for yellow pine to $325 for hard sugar maple. Tribune Media Services, al, 5 Apr. 2021 It’s made from southern yellow pine and then hand-painted or stained before getting a protective seal. Bridget Degnan, Southern Living, 2 Apr. 2021 Flooring throughout is either poured concrete or long-leaf yellow pine. Janice O'leary, Robb Report, 24 Feb. 2021 The black-and-white home, constructed of cypress and yellow pine in 1895, was donated to the society in the late 1990s. Cassie Armstrong,, 19 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of yellow pine

1709, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of yellow pine was in 1709

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17 Dec 2021

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“Yellow pine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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