- pindo palm,
- pine barren,
- pine barrens,
- pine bluff,
- pine cone,
- pine end
Origin of pine1
verb (used without object), pined, pin·ing.
verb (used with object), pined, pin·ing.
Origin of pine2
Examples from the Web for pine
Blister rust is like having the flu; the pine beetle is like fast acting leukemia.
Meat, especially outside the park, is a nutritious but deadly alternative to pine nuts.
And, if these alternative foods were indeed similar in food value to pine nuts, why are the bears not already wolfing them down?
And pine nuts are 30 times more caloric than false truffles.
Snow-capped mountains emerge gently into view in the distance, covered in pine trees at the highest elevations.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Although it was not yet dark a big camp fire was burning, made bright with pine cones and branches of pine.The Camp Fire Girls at the End of the Trail|Margaret Vandercook
And he had a lamp before him, and in his hand a tablet of pine wood, whereon he wrote.
They always thought me wandering in mind after my fall in the pine woods.Maid Sally|Harriet A. Cheever
But what will people say of your marrying so soon after Pine's death?Red Money|Fergus Hume
The sides of the building were logs and sods, and the roof was constructed of logs and pine boughs.The Log School-House on the Columbia|Hezekiah Butterworth
Word Origin for pine
Word Origin for pine
"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.
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.