Found 2 items, similar to Pine.
English → English
n 1: a coniferous tree [syn: pine tree
, true pine
2: straight-grained durable and often resinous white to
yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus
v : have a desire for something or someone who is not present;
“She ached for a cigarette”
; “I am pining for my lover”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pined
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [AS. p[=i]nan to torment, fr. p[=i]n torment. See
, n. & v.]
1. To inflict pain upon; to torment; to torture; to afflict.
[Obs.] --Chaucer. Shak.
That people that pyned him to death. --Piers
One is pined in prison, another tortured on the
rack. --Bp. Hall.
2. To grieve or mourn for. [R.] --Milton.
, v. i.
1. To suffer; to be afflicted. [Obs.]
2. To languish; to lose flesh or wear away, under any
distress or anexiety of mind; to droop; -- often used with
away. “The roses wither and the lilies pine.”
3. To languish with desire; to waste away with longing for
something; -- usually followed by for.
For whom, and not for Tybalt, Juliet pined. --Shak.
Syn: To languish; droop; flag; wither; decay.
, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. poena penalty. See Pain
Woe; torment; pain. [Obs.] “Pyne of hell.”
, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.]
1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus Pinus
Note: There are about twenty-eight species in the United
States, of which the white pine
the Georgia pine
), the red pine
), and the great West Coast sugar pine
) are among the most
valuable. The Scotch pine
, also called
or Riga pine
), is the
only British species. The nut pine
is any pine tree,
or species of pine, which bears large edible seeds. See
[1913 Webster] 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.
. (Bot.) See under Ground
Norfolk Island pine
(Bot.), a beautiful coniferous tree,
the Araucaria excelsa
, a tract of infertile land which is covered
with pines. [Southern U.S.]
(Zo["o]l.), any beetle whose larv[ae] bore into
. (Zo["o]l.) See Pinefinch
, in the Vocabulary.
(Zo["o]l.), a large grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator
), which inhabits the northern parts of both
hemispheres. The adult male is more or less tinged with
(Zo["o]l.), a small, very active, mottled gray
lizard (Sceloporus undulatus
), native of the Middle
States; -- called also swift
, brown scorpion
(a) A European weasel (Mustela martes
), called also
, and yellow-breasted marten
(b) The American sable. See Sable
(Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of small
tortricid moths of the genus Retinia
, whose larv[ae]
burrow in the ends of the branchlets of pine trees, often
doing great damage.
(Zo["o]l.), an American wild mouse (Arvicola pinetorum
), native of the Middle States. It lives in pine
(Bot.), one of the slender needle-shaped leaves
of a pine tree. See Pinus
. See Pine wool
, an oil resembling turpentine, obtained from fir
and pine trees, and used in making varnishes and colors.
(Zo["o]l.), a large harmless North American
snake (Pituophis melanoleucus
). It is whitish, covered
with brown blotches having black margins. Called also
. The Western pine snake (Pituophis Sayi
chestnut-brown, mottled with black and orange.
(Bot.), a tree of the genus Pinus
, money coined in Massachusetts in the
seventeenth century, and so called from its bearing a
figure of a pine tree. The most noted variety is the pine tree shilling
(Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
weevils whose larv[ae] bore in the wood of pine trees.
Several species are known in both Europe and America,
belonging to the genera Pissodes
, a fiber 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; -- called also pine-needle wool
, and pine-wood wool