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

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Samples of wood recovered from Target 5 are white oak and southern yellow pine from the Gulf coast. National Geographic, "Last American slave ship is discovered in Alabama," 22 May 2019 Pieces of live oak, cedar, and yellow pine are among the building blocks, as are leftovers from the Mayflower II restoration. Brian Macquarrie,, "A version of the boat that carried the Pilgrims from the Mayflower to the shore is getting a makeover," 23 June 2019 Records also noted that the schooner was built of southern yellow pine planking over white oak frames and was outfitted with a 13-foot-long centerboard that could be raised or lowered as needed to access shallow harbors. National Geographic, "Last American slave ship is discovered in Alabama," 22 May 2019 Southern yellow pine, which is sawed into lumber and pulped into paper and particle board, is one of the region’s top agricultural products. Ryan Dezember, WSJ, "Stressed Southern Timber Growers Get Hit Again," 27 Oct. 2018 Made of fir and southern yellow pine, the Henrietta C. was a visual song. Earl Swift, Outside Online, "The Incredible True Story of the Henrietta C.," 20 June 2018 The home features cypress wall cladding, yellow pine vaulted ceilings and stone floors and walls. Maureen C. Gilmer, Indianapolis Star, "They didn't have the highest bid for dream home, but a simple letter sealed the deal," 25 May 2018 Living/Dining Area Walls and ceiling: 1 x 12 shiplap yellow pine, available through Craddock Lumber Co., Dallas; Southern Living, "Source Guide - February 2013," 2 Jan. 2013 My dad’s job was wherever there was southern yellow pine. Chuck Dauphin, Billboard, "Charlie Daniels on His Memoir, Lynyrd Skynyrd's Plane Crash & How Bob Dylan Changed His Career," 20 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of yellow pine

1709, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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