Pines



[pahynz] /paɪnz/

noun
1.
Isle of, former name of .
[pahyn] /paɪn/
noun
1.
any evergreen, coniferous tree of the genus Pinus, having long, needle-shaped leaves, certain species of which yield timber, turpentine, tar, pitch, etc.
Compare .
2.
any of various similar coniferous trees.
3.
the wood of the pine tree.
4.
Informal. the pineapple.
[pahyn] /paɪn/
verb (used without object), pined, pining.
1.
to yearn deeply; suffer with longing; long painfully (often followed by for):
to pine for one’s home and family.
2.
to fail gradually in health or vitality from grief, regret, or longing (often followed by away):
Separated by their families, the lovers pined away.
3.
Archaic. to be discontented; fret.
verb (used with object), pined, pining.
4.
Archaic. to suffer grief or regret over.
noun
5.
Archaic. painful longing.
/paɪnz/
noun
1.
Isle of Pines, the former name of the (Isle of) Youth
/paɪn/
noun
1.
any evergreen resinous coniferous tree of the genus Pinus, of the N hemisphere, with long needle-shaped leaves and brown cones: family Pinaceae See also longleaf pine, nut pine, pitch pine, Scots pine
2.
any other tree or shrub of the family Pinaceae
3.
the wood of any of these trees
4.
any of various similar but unrelated plants, such as ground pine and screw pine
/paɪn/
verb
1.
(intransitive; often foll by for or an infinitive) to feel great longing or desire; yearn
2.
(intransitive) often foll by away. to become ill, feeble, or thin through worry, longing, etc
3.
(transitive) (archaic) to mourn or grieve for
/paɪn/
noun
1.
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n.

“coniferous tree,” Old English pin (in compounds), from Old French pin and directly from Latin pinus “pine, pine-tree, fir-tree,” perhaps in reference to the sap or pitch, from PIE *peie- “to be fat, swell” (see fat (adj.)). Cf. Sanskrit pituh “juice, sap, resin,” pitudaruh “pine tree,” Greek pitys “pine tree.” Also cf. pitch (n.1). Pine-top “cheap illicit whiskey,” first recorded 1858, Southern U.S. slang. Pine-needle (n.) attested from 1866.
v.

Old English pinian “to torture, torment, afflict, cause to suffer,” from *pine “pain, torture, punishment,” possibly ultimately from Latin poena “punishment, penalty,” from Greek poine (see penal). A Latin word borrowed into Germanic (cf. Middle Dutch pinen, Old High German pinon, German Pein, Old Norse pina) with Christianity. Intransitive sense of “to languish, waste away,” the main modern meaning, is first recorded early 14c. Related: Pined; pining.

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