[ verb proh-peen; noun proh-peen, -pahyn ]
/ verb proʊˈpin; noun proʊˈpin, -ˈpaɪn /

verb (used with object), pro·pined, pro·pin·ing.

to offer as a present.


a present; gift.

Origin of propine

1400–50; late Middle English propinen < Middle French propiner to give to drink, drink one's health < Latin propīnāre < Greek propī́nein to drink first, equivalent to pro- pro-2 + pī́nein to drink Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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