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Meaning of "Norfolk Island pine" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NORFOLK ISLAND PINE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NORFOLK ISLAND PINE

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Norfolk Island pine is a noun.
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WHAT DOES NORFOLK ISLAND PINE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Norfolk Island pine

Araucaria heterophylla

Araucaria heterophylla is a distinctive conifer, a member of the ancient and now disjointly distributed family Araucariaceae. As its vernacular name Norfolk Island Pine implies, the tree is endemic to Norfolk Island, a small island in the Pacific Ocean between Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia. The genus Araucaria occurs across the South Pacific, especially concentrated in New Caledonia where 13 closely related and similar-appearing species are found. It is sometimes called a 'star pine', 'triangle tree' or 'living Christmas tree', due to its symmetrical shape as a sapling, although it is not a true pine.

Definition of Norfolk Island pine in the English dictionary

The definition of Norfolk Island pine in the dictionary is a tall coniferous tree, Araucaria heterophylla, native to Norfolk Island and widely cultivated.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NORFOLK ISLAND PINE

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Norf
Norfolk
Norfolk Island
Norfolk jacket
Norfolk terrier
Norge
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Noricum

WORDS THAT END LIKE NORFOLK ISLAND PINE

Austrian pine
black pine
bristlecone pine
cypress pine
jack pine
longleaf pine
maritime pine
Monterey pine
mountain pine
Oregon pine
pine
radiata pine
red pine
Scotch pine
Scots pine
spruce pine
stone pine
stripped pine
sugar pine
Swiss stone pine
white pine

Synonyms and antonyms of Norfolk Island pine in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Norfolk Island pine» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NORFOLK ISLAND PINE

Find out the translation of Norfolk Island pine to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Norfolk Island pine from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Norfolk Island pine» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

南洋杉
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Pino Isla Norfolk
570 millions of speakers

English

Norfolk Island pine
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नारफोक द्वीप पाइन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جزيرة نورفولك الصنوبر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Остров Норфолк сосны
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Ilha Norfolk pinho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নরফোক দ্বীপ পাইন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Pin Île Norfolk
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pulau Norfolk pain
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Norfolk-Insel Kiefer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ノーフォーク島の松
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

노 포크 섬 소나무
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pulo Norfolk pinus
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Đảo Norfolk thông
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நோர்போக் தீவு பைன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नॉरफोक बेट झुरणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Norfolk Adası çamı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Norfolk Island pino
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Norfolk sosna
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Острів Норфолк сосни
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Insula Norfolk pin
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Νησί Νόρφολκ πεύκο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Norfolk Island denne
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Norfolk Island pine
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Norfolk Island pine
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Norfolk Island pine

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NORFOLK ISLAND PINE»

The term «Norfolk Island pine» is normally little used and occupies the 128.898 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NORFOLK ISLAND PINE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Norfolk Island pine

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NORFOLK ISLAND PINE»

Discover the use of Norfolk Island pine in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Norfolk Island pine and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Physical and mechanical properties of "Norfolk-Island-pine" ...
The physical and mechanical properties of the wood species 'Norfolk-Island-pine' grown in Hawaii are presented.
C. C. Gerhards, Forest Products Laboratory (U.S.), 1967
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The Trees of San Francisco
The norfolk island pine's precise design never var- ies: the branches are in horizontal lay- ers, equally spaced from one another; the layers generally have the same number of radiating branches; and in each layer the branches are the same ...
Michael Sullivan, 2013
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Lepidoptera of Norfolk Island. Their Biogeography and Ecology
TURNER, SMITHERS & HOOGLAND described it as follows: 'Norfolk Island Pine is an important component, especially on ridges and steeper slopes. It overtops all other trees by up to 100 feet. There are some ten hardwood species sharing ...
J.D. Holloway, 1977
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The Biology and Conservation of Australasian Bats
Roost Location Informant Type Time of last use Colony Size Fate 1 Steeles Point Owen Evans Roof of house <1945 ? Removed 2a Ball Bay Jack Hayes Norfolk Island Pine 1960s >50 Removed 2002 2b Ball Bay Jack Hayes Norfolk Island ...
Bradley Law, Peggy Eby, Lindy Lumsden, 2011
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The Commonwealth Yearbook 2005
The Norfolk Island pine remains a notable feature There is a wide variety of native and introduced plants. * Wildlife: There is abundant birdlife geckos, bats and turtles. The Norfolk green parrot, guavabird and boobook are unique to the territory ...
Richard Green, 2005
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Medicinal Plants in Australia Volume 2: Gums, Resins, Tannin ...
The majestic Norfolk Island Pine was one of the impressive native specimens deemed worthy of cultivation in Sydney. The planting of these Pines occurred early in the history of the colony, as Dr George Bennett noted in 1860: The of the  ...
Cheryll Williams, 2011
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Encyclopedia of House Plants
Stately plants, such as the hanana. Pittosporum and the Norfolk Island pine seem to helong in a stark modern interior. Begonia. croton. Aspidistra and Coleus heighten the intimate atmosphere of a more classical interior. Consider your visit to ...
Nico Vermeulen, Richard Rosenfeld, 1999
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The Woody Plant Seed Manual
Cook-pine and Norfolk-Island-pine have been widely planted in Hawaii ( Menninger 1964; Walters 1974). The botanical identities of these 2 species are often confused, and no one (not even visiting foresters from Australia) is absolutely sure ...
F. T. Bonner, Robert P. Karrfalt
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Doug Welsh’s Texas Garden Almanac
If you want a “Charlie Brown”–type Christmas tree, Norfolk Island pine is your choice. Although truly more handsome with rigid and uniform branching, this pine is not densely foliaged, and the short needles and spaced branches provide a ...
Douglas F. Welsh, 2011
10
The Far East and Australasia 2003
The administration is increasing the area devoted to Norfolk Island pine and hardwoods. Seed of the Norfolk Island pine is exported. Potential oil- and gas- bearing sites in the island's waters may provide a possible future source of revenue.
Eur, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NORFOLK ISLAND PINE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Norfolk Island pine is used in the context of the following news items.
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Comet PanSTARRS, Moon, and Venus
The statuesque tree in the center is a Norfolk Island Pine, and to either side of this tree are New Zealand Pohutukaw trees. Over the trees, far in ... «Space Fellowship, Jul 15»
2
YOUR LETTERS: Death of Bulcock's Norfolk pines suspicious
... over-development and the natural environment continues with at least four of the remaining eight Norfolk Island pine trees on Bulcock Beach, ... «The Sunshine Coast Daily, Jul 15»
3
Manly Mayor Jean Hay calls for Norfolk Pine removal in major …
In a backflip, Mayor Jean Hay is calling for the norfolk island pine trees on Raglan St to be removed and replaced with “tuckeroo” trees. «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
4
Fielding Questions: Check perennial's crown to see if plant is …
Q: I got a Norfolk Island Pine for Christmas last year. The top looks great, but the lower branches are dying. I think I might have under-watered it ... «INFORUM, Jul 15»
5
Art fest focuses on all things botanical
... Poland, whose works include nature scenes on hand-painted silk, and Victor Baisley, who creates wooden bowls from Norfolk island pine. «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
6
The Swain garden in Morro Bay: A new chapter
A well established Norfolk island pine and a hedge of red bottlebrush made the cut, as did some of the iceplant and several agave attenuata, ... «The San Luis Obispo Tribune, Jun 15»
7
Council decision to plant pine trees is ridiculed by locals and experts
“Council's norfolk island pine management plan is 'a best practice standard' that has assured the survival of the pines in Manly as iconic ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jun 15»
8
Pruett-Tate Wedding
... Wandering Jew and ivy along with Maple Trees and Norfolk Island Pine Trees creating a shady forest like atmosphere. The bride entered the ... «Shelby Star, May 15»
9
Norfolk Islanders plot Australia revolt
The Norfolk Island pine is a symbol of the island, which appears on the territory's flag. It is an external territory of Australia, which until now has ... «Financial Times, Mar 15»
10
Madeira, Portugal: the most enviable island on earth?
... has an outstanding collection of camellias, but the most impressive specimen is a towering Norfolk Island pine from New Zealand, a veritable ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Norfolk Island pine [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/norfolk-island-pine>. Aug 2021 ».
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