Definition of pinetum in English:

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pinetum

Pronunciation: /pʌɪˈniːtəm/

noun (plural pineta /pʌɪˈniːtə/)

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

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Latin, from pinus 'pine'.

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