One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A pinewood; an area covered with pine trees; specifically (in plural) tracts of infertile land in the southern United States on which pines are the characteristic growth.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Fanshawe (1608–1666), diplomat and translator. From piney + wood.
piney wood/ˈpʌɪni wʊd/
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