Slash pine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Slash pine (Bot) A kind of pine tree (Pinus Cubensis) found in Southern Florida and the West Indies; -- so called because it grows in “slashes.”
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Usage

In literature:

Inky pine branches slashed and hurled upward, downward, and across a tortured gray sky.
"The Dragon Painter" by Mary McNeil Fenollosa
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In news:

UA's Slash Pine Press to host poetry festival Friday, Saturday.
Slash Pine Writers Festival Chris Pow cpow@al.com.
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