Definition of pinetum in English:


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Pronunciation: /pʌɪˈniːtəm

noun (plural pineta /-tə/)

  • A plantation of pine trees or other conifers planted for scientific or ornamental purposes.
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    • 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'.

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