jack pine

jack pine
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [jak pahyn]
    • /dʒæk paɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [jak pahyn]
    • /dʒæk paɪn/

Definitions of jack pine words

  • noun jack pine a scrubby pine, Pinus banksiana, growing on tracts of poor, rocky land in Canada and the northern U.S., bearing short needles and curved cones. 1
  • noun jack pine a coniferous tree, Pinus banksiana, of North America, having paired needle-like leaves and small cones that remain on the branches for many years: family Pinaceae 0
  • noun jack pine a pine (Pinus banksiana) of Canada and N U.S., having short needles in pairs and many woody cones 0

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Origin of jack pine

First appearance:

before 1880
One of the 23% newest English words
First recorded in 1880-85

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jack pine popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

jack pine usage trend in Literature

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