Meaning of BIN in English

BIN

I. ˈbin noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English binne, from Old English binn, binne manger, basket, probably of Celtic origin; akin to Gaulish benna two-wheeled cart with a wicker body; akin to Greek phatnē manger, Old English bindan to bind — more at bind

: a box, frame, crib, or enclosed place used for storage

coal bin

apple bin

grain bin

II. transitive verb

( binned ; binned ; binning ; bins )

: to put into a bin ; especially : to stow and age (bottled wine) in a bin

III. ˈbēn noun

( -s )

Etymology: Hindi bīn, from Sanskrit vīṇā

: vina

IV. noun

( -s )

Etymology: modification (influenced by bin ) (III) of Hindi ben, from Sanskrit venu bamboo, flute

: pungi

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