Definition of Pine

1. Noun. A coniferous tree.

2. Verb. Have a desire for something or someone who is not present. "I am pining for my lover"
Exact synonyms: Ache, Languish, Yearn, Yen
Specialized synonyms: Die
Generic synonyms: Hanker, Long, Yearn
Derivative terms: Pining, Yearner, Yearning, Yen

3. Noun. Straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus.
Substance meronyms: Pine Tree, True Pine
Specialized synonyms: Knotty Pine, White Pine, Yellow Pine
Generic synonyms: Wood

Definition of Pine

1. n. Woe; torment; pain.

2. v. t. To inflict pain upon; to torment; to torture; to afflict.

3. v. i. To suffer; to be afflicted.

4. n. Any tree of the coniferous genus Pinus. See Pinus.

Definition of Pine

1. Noun. Any coniferous tree of the genus ''Pinus''. ¹

2. Noun. Any tree (usually coniferous) which resembles a member of this genus in some respect. ¹

3. Noun. The wood of '''pine''' tree. ¹

4. Noun. (archaic) A painful longing. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To long, to yearn so much that it causes suffering. ¹

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Definition of Pine

1. to yearn intensely [v PINED, PINING, PINES]

Medical Definition of Pine

1. 1. Any tree of the coniferous genus Pinus. See Pinus. There are about twenty-eight species in the United States, of which the white pine (P. Strobus), the Georgia pine (P. Australis), the red pine (P. Resinosa), and the great West Coast sugar pine (P. Lambertiana) are among the most valuable. The Scotch pine or fir, also called Norway or Riga pine (Pinus sylvestris), is the only British species. The nut pine is any pine tree, or species of pine, which bears large edible seeds. See Pinon. The spruces, firs, larches, and true cedars, though formerly considered pines, are now commonly assigned to other genera. 2. The wood of the pine tree. 3. A pineapple. Ground pine. Any one of numerous species of weevils whose larvae bore in the wood of pine trees. Several species are known in both Europe and America, belonging to the genera Pissodes, Hylobius, etc. Pine wool, a fibre obtained from pine needles by steaming them. It is prepared on a large scale in some of the Southern United States, and has many uses in the economic arts. Synonym: pine-needle wool, and pine-wood wool. Origin: AS. Pin, L. Pinus. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pine

pine-barren sandwort
pine-needle oil
pine-tar rag
pine away
pine cone
pine cones
pine family
pine fern
pine finch
pine green
pine grosbeak
pine hyacinth

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