Definition of slash pine in English:

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slash pine

noun

A fast-growing, long-needled pine found in low-lying coastal areas (slashes) of the southeastern US, commonly harvested for timber.
  • Pinus elliottii, family Pinaceae
Example sentences
  • The open canopy consists of longleaf pine with occasional slash pine.
  • In Ocala National Forest, foresters and local volunteers replaced slash pine with stronger, more resilient longleaf pine.
  • In wetter soils, slash pine replaces most longleafs.

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Syllabification: slash pine

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