Definition of Screw pine

1. Noun. Any of various Old World tropical palmlike trees having huge prop roots and edible conelike fruits and leaves like pineapple leaves.

Exact synonyms: Pandanus
Group relationships: Genus Pandanus
Specialized synonyms: Lauhala, Pandanus Tectorius, Textile Screw Pine
Generic synonyms: Tree

Definition of Screw pine

1. Noun. An Old World tropical tree, ''Pandanus utilis'' ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screw Pine

screw bean
screw cap
screw caps
screw drive
screw elevator
screw eye
screw it
screw jack
screw joint
screw key
screw log
screw off
screw over
screw pile
screw pinch
screw pine (current term)
screw propeller
screw shoe
screw shoes
screw that
screw the pooch
screw this
screw thread
screw threads
screw top
screw tops
screw tree
screw up
screw with
screw worm infection

Literary usage of Screw pine

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1872)
"On the minute Anatomy of the Stem of 'the Screw-Pine, Pandanus utilis. Бу WT THISELTON DYER, BA, B.Sc., Professor of Botany in the Royal College of Science ..."

2. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"East Jara. Temperate savannah- forest of Casuarina. Alpine steppe. Alpine vegetation in sun and in shade, iii. Celebes. Screw-pine forest on Lokon. iv. ..."

3. The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar by Georg Hartwig (1872)
"... screw pine— Mimosas—Lianas—Climbing Trees—Epiphytes—Water Plants—Buttressed Trees—Trees with Fantastic Roots—Mangroves—Marsh Forests—Palms—The Cocoa ..."

4. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Workby Thomas Edward Finegan by Thomas Edward Finegan (1922)
"... or Screw-pine order. They are natives of tropical regions, and abound in insular situations, such as the Eastern Archipelago. ..."

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