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English → English (WordNet) Definition: pitch pine pitch pine n 1: large 3-needled pine of southeastern United States having very long needles and gnarled twisted limbs; bark is red-brown deeply ridged; an important timber tree [syn: longleaf pine, southern yellow pine, Georgia pine, Pinus palustris] 2: large 3-needled pine of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada; closely related to the pond pine [syn: northern pitch pine, Pinus rigida]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Pitch pine Pitch \Pitch\, n. [OE. pich, AS. pic, L. pix; akin to Gr. ?.] 1. A thick, black, lustrous, and sticky substance obtained by boiling down tar. It is used in calking the seams of ships; also in coating rope, canvas, wood, ironwork, etc., to preserve them. [1913 Webster] He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith. --Ecclus. xiii. 1. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) See Pitchstone. [1913 Webster] Amboyna pitch, the resin of Dammara australis. See Kauri. Burgundy pitch. See under Burgundy. Canada pitch, the resinous exudation of the hemlock tree (Abies Canadensis); hemlock gum. Jew's pitch, bitumen. Mineral pitch. See Bitumen and Asphalt. Pitch coal (Min.), bituminous coal. Pitch peat (Min.), a black homogeneous peat, with a waxy luster. Pitch pine (Bot.), any one of several species of pine, yielding pitch, esp. the Pinus rigida of North America. [1913 Webster]

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