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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

For better or worse, zoos are how most people come to know big or exotic animals. Few will ever see wild penguins sledding downhill to sea on their bellies, giant pandas holding bamboo lollipops in China or tree porcupines in the Canadian Rockies, balled up like giant pine cones.
Diane Ackerman

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

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

My wife and I just prefer Seattle. It's a beautiful city. Great setting. You open your front door in the morning and the air smells like pine and the sea, as opposed to bus exhaust.
Ron Reagan
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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
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