yellow-belly


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yellow-belly

n. a coward. Tell the yellow-belly to come outside and say that.
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Those towering, scaled-bark, "yellow-belly" ponderosa pines are part of a protective set-aside of thousands of acres of old-growth ponderosas on the Winema north of Klamath Falls, Oregon.
Highgrading has also removed most of the once-abundant yellow-belly ponderosa pine, including the critically important large dead pines that are nesting and foraging habitat for dozens of bird and small mammal species.