pitch pine

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pitch pine • n. a pine tree that is a source of pitch or turpentine, and typically yielding hard, heavy, resinous timber that is used in building, esp. the longleaf Pinus rigida of the Appalachians and northeastern U.S.

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pitch pine, common name for the species Pinus rigida, a small pine of the northeastern coastal United States.