Definition of o-matsu in English:

o-matsu

(also omatsu)

noun

  • The Japanese black pine, Pinus thunbergii, a valuable ornamental and timber tree.

Origin

Early 20th century. From Japanese o-matsu, lit. ‘male pine’ from wo- male (referring to its sturdiness) + matsu.

Pronunciation

o-matsu

/əʊˈmatsuː/