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English translation: stone pine (or swiss stone pine), arolla pine

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15:10 Sep 20, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: arolle
The phrase describes wood panelling made out of "meleze,pin, et arolle" If meleze is larch, pin is pine, I assume arolle is another wood but couldn't find it in the dictionary. Any ideas? Thanks.
clare
English translation:stone pine (or swiss stone pine), arolla pine
Explanation:
The site below gives you a complete overview of the "Arolle" (also called "Arole" or "pigner" or "alève").

In English, it is called "stone pine" or "swiss stone pine" or "arolla pine" and you can see a photo of it at this site:

http://www.canr.uconn.edu/plsci/mbrand/p/pincem/pincem1.html

See also:

http://www.mpelectric.com/treebook/fact66.html

See also:

"Arolla 1 definition found
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
Arolla \A*rol"la\ ([.a]*r[o^]l"l[.a]), n. [F. arolle.] (Bot.)
The stone pine ({Pinus Cembra})."
http://projects.ghostwheel.com/dictionary/Arolla
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Summary of answers provided
nastone pine (or swiss stone pine), arolla pineLouise Atfield
naArol (pinus cembra)
Dr Claudio De Marchi
naIt's apparently a species of pine...Heathcliff


  

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37 mins
It's apparently a species of pine...


Explanation:
"... walls with attractive local arolle pine..."

and

"...the highest and largest forest of Arolle pines in Europe..."

at the two web sites below, respectively.


    Reference: http://www.answersleuth.com/words/i/inset.9.shtml
    Reference: http://www.glenat.com/lalpe/03/111.htm
Heathcliff
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2 hrs
Arol (pinus cembra)


Explanation:
C'est un pin qui se trouve sur les Alpes et en Sibérie, entre 1200 et 2500 m de hauteur. En français il peut avoir trois noms, arolle, arol ou pin cembro.
Il peut avoir une taille de 50 m. En anglais il a le nom de "arol" (racine celte) ou "arolle" à la française.

Dr Claudio De Marchi
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21 hrs
stone pine (or swiss stone pine), arolla pine


Explanation:
The site below gives you a complete overview of the "Arolle" (also called "Arole" or "pigner" or "alève").

In English, it is called "stone pine" or "swiss stone pine" or "arolla pine" and you can see a photo of it at this site:

http://www.canr.uconn.edu/plsci/mbrand/p/pincem/pincem1.html

See also:

http://www.mpelectric.com/treebook/fact66.html

See also:

"Arolla 1 definition found
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
Arolla \A*rol"la\ ([.a]*r[o^]l"l[.a]), n. [F. arolle.] (Bot.)
The stone pine ({Pinus Cembra})."
http://projects.ghostwheel.com/dictionary/Arolla


    Reference: http://www.lexiconplanet.com/from32_fra.html
Louise Atfield
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