jack pine

jack pine
a scrubby pine, Pinus banksiana, growing on tracts of poor, rocky land in Canada and the northern U.S., bearing short needles and curved cones. Also called gray pine.

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  • jack pine — jack′ pine n. pln a scrubby pine, Pinus banksiana, growing on poor, rocky land in Canada and the northern U.S • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • jack pine — ☆ jack pine n. a pine (Pinus banksiana) of Canada and N U.S., having short needles in pairs and many woody cones …   English World dictionary

  • Jack Pine — Taxobox name = Jack Pine status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 | regnum = Plantae divisio = Pinophyta classis = Pinopsida ordo = Pinales familia = Pinaceae genus = Pinus subgenus = Pinus species = P. banksiana binomial = Pinus banksiana… …   Wikipedia

  • jack pine — noun slender medium sized two needled pine of eastern North America; with yellow green needles and scaly grey to red brown fissured bark • Syn: ↑Pinus banksiana • Hypernyms: ↑pine, ↑pine tree, ↑true pine * * * noun 1. : a slender …   Useful english dictionary

  • jack pine — Bankso pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Pinus banksiana), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus banksiana angl. Banks pine; chek pine; jack pine vok. Banks… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • jack pine — noun Date: 1883 a slender pine (Pinus banksiana) of northern North America that has two stout needles in each fascicle and wood used especially for pulpwood see cone illustration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jack pine — noun an evergreen tree, Pinus banksiana, scrub pine …   Wiktionary

  • jack pine — noun a small, hardy North American pine with short needles. [Pinus banksiana.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • jack pine — /ˈdʒæk paɪn/ (say jak puyn) noun a slender pine, Pinus banksiana, covering tracts of barren land in Canada and the northern US …   Australian English dictionary

  • Jack Pine (painting) — The Jack Pine is a well known 1916 oil painting by Canadian artist Tom Thomson. It is part of the collection of the National Gallery in Ottawa, Ontario. The painting measures 127.9 cm x 139.8 cm. Like many of Thomson s works, the subject is in… …   Wikipedia

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