Pinus

noun

Pi·​nus ˈpī-nəs How to pronounce Pinus (audio)
: a large and economically important genus (the type of the family Pinaceae) of coniferous evergreen trees chiefly of temperate regions of the northern hemisphere that includes a number which yield products (as pine tar) with medicinal applications

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“Pinus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Pinus. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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