Definition of limber pine in English:

limber pine

Pronunciation /ˈlimbər pīn/ /ˈlɪmbər paɪn/

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  • A small pine tree with tough pliant branches, native to the Rocky Mountains.

    Pinus flexilis, family Pinaceae

    ‘There are interesting plants from the salt tolerant iodine bush to the snow-loving limber pine.’
    • ‘Limber Pine is so-named due to the flexible nature of the branches. Young branches can literally be tied into a knot.’