a widely cultivated pine, Pinus nigra, native to Europe and Asia Minor, growing to a height of more than 100 feet (30 meters), often planted as a windbreak.
The Austrian pine is one of those that do well on poor soils, and takes kindly to chalk.
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- Austrian shade
a window shade in which the fabric falls in a series of puffy festoons created by vertical rows of shirring.
a combining form of : Austro-Hungarian. a combining form meaning “south,” used in the formation of compound words: Austronesia. combining form southern: Austro-Asiatic combining form Austrian: Austro-Hungarian comb. form meaning “Austrian;” see Austria.
- Austro-prussian war
the war (1866) in which Prussia, Italy, and some minor German states opposed Austria, Saxony, Hanover, and the states of southern Germany.