Definition of Pitch pine

1. Noun. Large three-needled pine of southeastern United States having very long needles and gnarled twisted limbs; bark is red-brown deeply ridged; an important timber tree.


2. Noun. Large three-needled pine of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada; closely related to the pond pine.
Exact synonyms: Northern Pitch Pine, Pinus Rigida
Generic synonyms: Pine, Pine Tree, True Pine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pitch Pine

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pitch pine (current term)
pitch pipe
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Literary usage of Pitch pine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Materials of Engineering by Robert Henry Thurston (1884)
"(45.7 metres), and a diameter of 4 feet (12.1 metres); but the pitch pine seldom exceeds two-thirds this size. The former is principally obtained from the ..."

2. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Pitch-pine. Pino abounding in pitch. 1754 The Glutinous Juices of the ... 128, App. (NED) 1796 The smoke of the pitch pine is particularly thick and heavy. ..."

3. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1905)
"LOCAL DISTRIBUTION Among the silvicultural characteristics of the pitch pine, two stand forth prominently as determining, in a large measure, its limits of ..."

4. The North American Sylva, Or, A Description of the Forest Trees, of the by François André Michaux, Augustus Lucas Hillhouse (1819)
"THIS species is known in all the United States by the name of pitch pine, and sometimes in Virginia by that of Black Pine, but no \vhere by that of ..."

5. The Great industries of the United States: being an historical summary of by Horace Greeley (1873)
"... is a broad belt of country covered with a heavy growth of pitch-pine. The soil on which this tree is found is noted for its sterility. ..."

6. The Flower Garden, Or, Breck's Book of Flowers: In which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1858)
"It has some resemblance to pitch pine, (Pinus rigida,) but has more claim to ... The Scotch Pine, or Fir, as it is called, differs from the pitch pine, ..."

7. Forestry in New England: A Handbook of Eastern Forest Management by Ralph Chipman Hawley, Austin Foster Hawes (1912)
"One of these includes the very deepest and poorest sands, and are best suited for the production of pitch pine or some pine of similar soil and moisture ..."

8. The Materials of Engineering by Robert Henry Thurston (1884)
"(45.7 metres), and a diameter of 4 feet (12.1 metres); but the pitch pine seldom exceeds two-thirds this size. The former is principally obtained from the ..."

9. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Pitch-pine. Pino abounding in pitch. 1754 The Glutinous Juices of the ... 128, App. (NED) 1796 The smoke of the pitch pine is particularly thick and heavy. ..."

10. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1905)
"LOCAL DISTRIBUTION Among the silvicultural characteristics of the pitch pine, two stand forth prominently as determining, in a large measure, its limits of ..."

11. The North American Sylva, Or, A Description of the Forest Trees, of the by François André Michaux, Augustus Lucas Hillhouse (1819)
"THIS species is known in all the United States by the name of pitch pine, and sometimes in Virginia by that of Black Pine, but no \vhere by that of ..."

12. The Great industries of the United States: being an historical summary of by Horace Greeley (1873)
"... is a broad belt of country covered with a heavy growth of pitch-pine. The soil on which this tree is found is noted for its sterility. ..."

13. The Flower Garden, Or, Breck's Book of Flowers: In which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1858)
"It has some resemblance to pitch pine, (Pinus rigida,) but has more claim to ... The Scotch Pine, or Fir, as it is called, differs from the pitch pine, ..."

14. Forestry in New England: A Handbook of Eastern Forest Management by Ralph Chipman Hawley, Austin Foster Hawes (1912)
"One of these includes the very deepest and poorest sands, and are best suited for the production of pitch pine or some pine of similar soil and moisture ..."

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