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 for pitch pine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
                                                    xiii. 1.
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     2. (Geol.) See Pitchstone.
        [1913 Webster]
     Amboyna pitch, the resin of Dammara australis. See
     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
     Pitch pine (Bot.), any one of several species of pine,
        yielding pitch, esp. the Pinus rigida of North America.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pitch pine
      n 1: 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 [syn:
           longleaf pine, pitch pine, southern yellow pine,
           Georgia pine, Pinus palustris]
      2: large three-needled pine of the eastern United States and
         southeastern Canada; closely related to the pond pine [syn:
         pitch pine, northern pitch pine, Pinus rigida]

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