Definition of white pine in English:

white pine

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noun

  • Any of a number of coniferous trees with whitish timber, in particular:
    • a North American tree which yields high-quality timber that is valued for intricate work (Pinus strobus, family Pinaceae).NZ the kahikatea.
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    • The Tree of Peace, a great white pine, is believed by the Iroquois to have been planted by the Peacemaker, who originally inspired the formation of the Iroquois Confederacy centuries before.
    • They name all of the different medicine trees, and they say the great white pine is a symbol of the Great Law of the Great Peace.
    • Because white pine is very sensitive to time of shearing, small white pine should be given top priority in the shearing schedule.

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