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Meaning of Norfolk Island pine

Nor'folk Is'land pine'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a coniferous evergreen tree, Araucaria heterophylla (or A. excelsa), having whorled branches and needlelike foliage, widely cultivated as a houseplant. Also called
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