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Various species within the genus Pinus
From Old English pin referring to the same tree, perhaps ultimately from an ancient word referring to the resin of this tree


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Common evergreen trees, found throughout the lands of Middle-earth, but especially in the highlands of Dorthonion, a land which took its name from the pine trees that grew there.

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