yellow pine

yellow pine
1. any of several North American pines yielding a strong, yellowish wood.
2. the wood of any such tree.
[1700-10, Amer.]

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  • Yellow pine — may refer to the following:*Certain pines ( Pinus ) in the subgenus Pinus subgenus Pinus : **In American forestry, a term for several closely related species of pine with yellow tinted wood, including Loblolly Pine, Slash Pine, Shortleaf Pine,… …   Wikipedia

  • Yellow pine — Yellow Yel low (y[e^]l l[ o]), a. [Compar. {Yellower} (y[e^]l l[ o]*[ e]r); superl. {Yellowest}.] [OE. yelow, yelwe, [yogh]elow, [yogh]eoluw, from AS. geolu; akin to D. geel, OS. & OHG. gelo, G. gelb, Icel. gulr, Sw. gul, Dan. guul, L. helvus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yellow Pine —   [ jeləʊ paɪn; englisch »Gelbkiefer«], Holz der Gelbkiefer (Pinus ponderosa); leichter, weicher, weniger wetterbeständig als das Holz der mitteleuropäischen Waldkiefer; dient für Schnittholz, Kisten, Möbel, Spielwaren. Im Handel heißt auch das… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Yellow pine — (engl., spr. jello pein, »gelbe Fichte«), gelbes Pitch pine, das feste, schwere, splint und astfreie Holz von Pinus ponderōsa Dougl. und austrālis Mich.; dient zu Masten, Wagenbau, Fußboden, bes. in Tanzsälen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • yellow pine — ☆ yellow pine n. 1. any of several North American pines, as the longleaf pine, having yellowish wood 2. this wood …   English World dictionary

  • Yellow pine — (engl., spr. jello pain), Gelbkiefer, s. Kiefer, S. 884 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • yellow pine — noun 1. any of various pines having yellow wood (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑pine, ↑pine tree, ↑true pine • Hyponyms: ↑ponderosa, ↑ponderosa pine, ↑western yellow pin …   Useful english dictionary

  • yellow pine — noun Date: 1709 1. any of several North American pines (as a Ponderosa pine or longleaf pine) with yellowish wood 2. the wood of a yellow pine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • yellow-pine — puošnusis viršūklis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kliedminių šeimos medieninis augalas (Terminalia superba), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Terminalia superba angl. afara; yellow pine; ofram; shinglewood; white afara; white mukonja… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • yellow pine — noun a) Any of various pine trees with a yellow colour. b) A coniferous tree endemic to New Zealand, scientific name Halocarpus biformis …   Wiktionary

  • yellow pine — yel′low pine′ n. 1) pln any of several North American pines yielding a strong, yellowish wood 2) the wood of any such tree • Etymology: 1700–10 …   From formal English to slang

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