Definition of limber pine in English:

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limber pine


A small pine tree with tough pliant branches, native to the Rocky Mountains.
  • Pinus flexilis, family Pinaceae.
Example sentences
  • There are interesting plants from the salt tolerant iodine bush to the snow-loving limber pine.
  • Limber Pine is so-named due to the flexible nature of the branches. Young branches can literally be tied into a knot.

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Syllabification: lim·ber pine

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