Definition of Parana pine in English:

Parana pine

(also Paraná pine)

noun

  • A large evergreen tree, Araucaria angustifolia (family Pinaceae), native to the high plateau region of south-western Brazil, Paraguay, and northern Argentina.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Geographical Review. From Paraná, the name of a river and province in Brazil + pine.

Pronunciation

Parana pine

/pəˈrɑːnə ˈpʌɪn/