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Noun: mountain pine
  1. Evergreen tree of New Zealand resembling the kawaka
    - pahautea, Libocedrus bidwillii
  2. Tall pine of western North America with stout blue-green needles; bark is grey-brown with rectangular plates when mature
    - western white pine, silver pine, Pinus monticola
  3. Low shrubby pine of central Europe with short bright green needles in bunches of two
    - Swiss mountain pine, dwarf mountain pine, mugho pine, mugo pine, Pinus mugo

Derived forms: mountain pines

Type of: cedar, cedar tree, pine, pine tree, true pine, white pine

Part of: genus Libocedrus, Libocedrus

Encyclopedia: Mountain pine