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Definition of Pine

Pine

  1. Woe; torment; pain.
  2. To inflict pain upon; to torment; to torture; to afflict.
  3. To grieve or mourn for.
  4. To suffer; to be afflicted.
  5. To languish; to lose flesh or wear away, under any distress or anexiety of mind; to droop; -- often used with away.
  6. To languish with desire; to waste away with longing for something; -- usually followed by for.
  7. Any tree of the coniferous genus Pinus. See Pinus.
  8. The wood of the pine tree.
  9. A pineapple.

Pine Quotations

Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability.
Ho Chi Minh

Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.
Henry David Thoreau

We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
Helen Keller

Every summer my husband and I pack our suitcases, load our kids into the car, and drive from tense, crowded New York City to my family's cottage in Maine. It's on an island, with stretches of sea and sandy beaches, rocky coasts, and pine trees. We barbecue, swim, lie around, and try to do nothing.
Hope Davis
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Pine Translations

pine in Afrikaans is pyn, masboom, den
pine in Danish is fyr
pine in Dutch is denneboom, den, pijnboom
pine in French is pin
pine in Italian is pino
pine in Latin is tabesco
pine in Norwegian is furu
pine in Portuguese is pinho, pinheiro
pine in Spanish is pino