Digger pine

Digger pine
a pine, Pinus sabiniana, of California, having drooping, grayish-green needles and large, heavy cones with edible seeds.
[1880-85, Amer.; after the DIGGER Indians, who used the tree as a food source]

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  • foothill pine — pilkoji pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Pinus sabiniana), paplitęs Kalifornijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus sabiniana angl. digger pine; foothill pine; gray pine vok. Weißkiefer šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • gray pine — pilkoji pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Pinus sabiniana), paplitęs Kalifornijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus sabiniana angl. digger pine; foothill pine; gray pine vok. Weißkiefer šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • gray-leaf pine — noun 1. : digger pine 2. : torrey pine …   Useful english dictionary


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