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Pinus  n.  (Bot.) A large genus of evergreen coniferous trees, mostly found in the northern hemisphere. The genus formerly included the firs, spruces, larches, and hemlocks, but is now limited to those trees which have the primary leaves of the branchlets reduced to mere scales, and the secondary ones (pine needles) acicular, and usually in fascicles of two to seven. See Pine.






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"Pinus" Quotes from Famous Books



... prognatae vertice pinus Dicuntur liquidas Neptuni nasse per undas Phasidos ad fluctus et fines Aeetaeos, Cum lecti iuvenes, Argivae robora pubis, Auratam optantes Colchis avertere pellem 5 Ausi sunt vada salsa cita decurrere puppi, ...
— The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus • Caius Valerius Catullus

... and sold for monie, to stand to the courtesies of forren foes, of a king to become a captiue? whervnto the poet did right well allude, when he said, [Sidenote: Hor. lib. car. 1. ode 10.] Spius ventis agitatur ingens Pinus, & cels grauiore casu Decidunt turres, ferintq; summos ...
— Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (6 of 12) - Richard the First • Raphael Holinshed

... immediately. Hot water is Nature's astringent and never fails. The following salve has been found of great value in facilitating recovery: Two heaped tablespoonfuls of vaseline or cosmoline, willow charcoal, one teaspoonful; canadies pinus canadensis, twenty-five drops; sulphate morphia, five grains. Mix well and apply up the rectum with the fingers as far as possible. But the most effective aid to a cure is to follow the use of the "Cascade," by inserting in the rectum a ...
— The Royal Road to Health • Chas. A. Tyrrell



Words linked to "Pinus" :   Pinus muricata, pine tree, family Pinaceae, Pinus glabra, Pinus parryana, pine family, Pinus monticola, Pinus contorta, Pinaceae, Pinus flexilis, Pinus radiata, Pinus nigra, gymnosperm genus, pine, Pinus cembra, Pinus albicaulis, Pinus virginiana, Pinus palustris, Pinus strobiformis, pinyon, pinon, Pinus densiflora, Pinus edulis, Pinus strobus, Mexican nut pine, Pinus longaeva, Pinus mugo, Pinus banksiana, Pinus serotina, genus Pinus, Pinus quadrifolia, Pinus cembroides, Pinus monophylla, Pinus californiarum, Pinus aristata, Pinus torreyana, Pinus attenuata, Pinus echinata, pinon pine, Spinus pinus, Pinus thunbergii



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