Definition of Chile pine in English:

Chile pine

noun

  • another term for monkey puzzle
    • ‘All sorts of exotic trees have been planted around the island (Eucalypts, Palms, Chile pines etc.), but are not included in the list.’
    • ‘Among the important timber species is the Chile pine, better known to many as the ‘monkey puzzle’, a virgin forest of which is seen in this photograph.’
    • ‘The monkey puzzle or Chile pine is an evergreen conifer native to Argentina and Chile.’
    • ‘The Araucaria, or Chile pine, is among the tallest trees in the garden.’

Pronunciation

Chile pine

/ˈtʃɪli ˌpʌɪn/