pine barren


pine barren
a tract of sandy or peaty soil in which pine trees are the principal growth, as in low-lying areas near the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the U.S.
[1725-35, Amer.]

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  • Pine barren — Pine Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.] 1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus {Pinus}. See {Pinus}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are about twenty eight species in the United States, of which the {white pine} ({Pinus Strobus}), the {Georgia pine} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pine-barren — pineˈ barren noun A level sandy tract growing pine trees • • • Main Entry: ↑pine …   Useful english dictionary

  • pine barren — noun : a tract of sandy or peaty soil wooded with pine trees especially in the southern United States with the longleaf pine or further north with a pitch pine (Pinus rigida) * * * a tract of sandy or peaty soil in which pine trees are the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pine Barren-Ländereien — Pine Barren Ländereien, die höheren trockenen Gegenden im Innern u. Süden des nordamerikanischen Staates Mississippi, s.d. 2) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • pine-barren sandwort — noun deep rooted perennial of southeastern United States • Syn: ↑longroot, ↑Arenaria caroliniana • Hypernyms: ↑sandwort * * * noun : a white flowered very deep rooted perennial herb (Arenaria caroliniana) of the southeastern U.S. called also …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pine — Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.] 1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus {Pinus}. See {Pinus}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are about twenty eight species in the United States, of which the {white pine} ({Pinus Strobus}), the {Georgia pine}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pine borer — Pine Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.] 1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus {Pinus}. See {Pinus}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are about twenty eight species in the United States, of which the {white pine} ({Pinus Strobus}), the {Georgia pine} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pine finch — Pine Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.] 1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus {Pinus}. See {Pinus}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are about twenty eight species in the United States, of which the {white pine} ({Pinus Strobus}), the {Georgia pine} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pine grosbeak — Pine Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.] 1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus {Pinus}. See {Pinus}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are about twenty eight species in the United States, of which the {white pine} ({Pinus Strobus}), the {Georgia pine} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pine lizard — Pine Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.] 1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus {Pinus}. See {Pinus}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are about twenty eight species in the United States, of which the {white pine} ({Pinus Strobus}), the {Georgia pine} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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