Definition of pinetum in English:
noun (plural pineta pʌɪˈniːtə)
A plantation of pine trees or other conifers planted for scientific or ornamental purposes.
- In the afternoon, we visited the pinetum and a somewhat more natural area adjacent to the conifers.
- There are many habitats, including woodland, parkland and traditional grazing meadows - and a pinetum where Lord Henniker has planted pine trees from all over the world.
- Other highlights include the cascade, grotto, pinetum and arboretum.
Mid 19th century: from Latin, from pinus 'pine'.
Definition of pinetum in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan