pine needle


pine needle
'pine .needle
n
a leaf of the ↑pine tree, which is thin and sharp like a needle

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  • Pine needle — Pine Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.] 1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus {Pinus}. See {Pinus}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are about twenty eight species in the United States, of which the {white pine} ({Pinus Strobus}), the {Georgia pine} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pine needle — pine ,needle noun count the thin sharp leaf of a PINE tree …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pine needle — n. the needlelike leaf of a pine tree …   English World dictionary

  • pine needle — noun 1. : one of the slender needle shaped leaves of a pine tree 2. : alfilaria * * * the needlelike leaf of a pine tree. [1865 70] * * * pine needle noun The acicular leaf of the pine tree • • • Main Entry: ↑pine * * * pine needle …   Useful english dictionary

  • pine needle — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms pine needle : singular pine needle plural pine needles the thin sharp leaf of a pine …   English dictionary

  • pine needle — pine needles N COUNT: usu pl Pine needles are very thin, sharp leaves that grow on pine trees …   English dictionary

  • pine needle — pine′ nee dle n. bot the needlelike leaf of a pine tree • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • pine needle — noun An adult leaf of an adult pine tree. Syn: needle …   Wiktionary

  • pine needle — /ˈpaɪn nidl/ (say puyn needl) noun the needle like leaf of the pine tree …   Australian English dictionary

  • pine needle — noun (C) a leaf of the pinetree, that is thin and sharp like a needle …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English