Meaning of PINE in English
1. n.1 any evergreen tree of the genus Pinus native to northern temperate regions, with needle-shaped leaves growing in clusters.
2 the soft timber of this, often used to make furniture. Also called DEAL(2).
3 (attrib.) made of pine.
Phrases and idioms:
pine cone the cone-shaped fruit of the pine tree. pine marten a weasel-like mammal, Martes martes, native to Europe and America, with a dark brown coat and white throat and stomach. pine nut the edible seed of various pine trees.
pinery n. (pl. -ies).
Etymology: ME f. OE pin & OF pin f. L pinus 2. v.intr.
1. (often foll. by away) decline or waste away, esp. from grief, disease, etc.
2 (usu. foll. by for, after, or to + infin.) long eagerly; yearn.
Etymology: OE pinian, rel. to obs. E pine punishment, f. Gmc f. med.L pena, L poena
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012