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ponderosa (n.)

type of pine in western U.S., 1878, from scientific name Pinus ponderosa (1836), literally "heavy pine," from Latin ponderosus (see ponderous). So called for the heaviness of its wood.

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Definitions of ponderosa

ponderosa (n.)
common and widely distributed tall timber pine of western North America having dark green needles in bunches of 2 to 5 and thick bark with dark brown plates when mature;
Synonyms: ponderosa pine / western yellow pine / bull pine / Pinus ponderosa
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