Definition of pinsapo in US English:

pinsapo

noun

  • The Spanish fir, Abies pinsapo, native to mountainous regions of south-west Spain and Morocco, which is characterized by short, radially arranged needles.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Gardener's Magazine. From Spanish pinsapo from pino + the pre-Romance base of Old French sap a kind of fir (related to Old French, Middle French, French sapin, classical Latin sappīnus).

Pronunciation

pinsapo

/pɪnˈsapəʊ/