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1. the open-grained wood of any of numerous coniferous trees, such as pine and cedar, as distinguished from that of a dicotyledonous tree
2. any tree yielding this wood
Wood from trees with needles and that produce cones, typically evergreen; includes cedar, cypress, Douglas fir, hemlock, pine, spruce, and tamarack. See also: Masonite
Wood from the evergreens; usually relatively soft and easy to cut and work, although some woods so classified in the US are harder than others classified as hardwood.