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pine1 British & World English

An evergreen coniferous tree which has clusters of long needle-shaped leaves. Many kinds are grown for the soft timber, which is widely used for furniture and pulp, or for tar and turpentine

pine2 British & World English

Suffer a mental and physical decline, especially because of a broken heart

pine English Thesaurus

she thinks I am pining away from love

pine tree in pine1 British & World English

An evergreen coniferous tree which has clusters of long needle-shaped leaves. Many kinds are grown for the soft timber, which is widely used for furniture and pulp, or for tar and turpentine

pine in hanker English Thesaurus

she still hankered to go back

pine in long2 English Thesaurus

all through the exams I longed for the holidays

pine in pine English Thesaurus

she thinks I am pining away from love

pine in yearn English Thesaurus

she yearned to be with him

Huon pine British & World English

A tall Tasmanian conifer which has yew-like berries and fragrant red timber

jack pine British & World English

A small, hardy North American pine with short needles

pine cone British & World English

The conical or rounded woody fruit of a pine tree, with scales which open to release the seeds

pine nut British & World English

The edible seed of various pine trees

pine tar British & World English

A thick, sticky liquid obtained from the destructive distillation of pinewood, used in soap, roofing, and medicinally for skin infections

pine vole British & World English

A vole with dense molelike fur, found chiefly in forests and orchards in North America and Eurasia

red pine British & World English

Any of a number of coniferous trees which yield reddish timber, in particular:

celery pine British & World English

A slow-growing evergreen tree with shoots that resemble celery leaves, growing from Borneo to New Zealand

Chile pine British & World English

Another term for monkey puzzle.

ground pine British & World English

A small yellow-flowered Eurasian plant of the mint family, which resembles a pine seedling in appearance and smell

limber pine British & World English

A small pine tree with tough pliant branches, which is native to the Rocky Mountains of North America

Oregon pine British & World English

Another term for Douglas fir.

pine beauty British & World English

A brown European moth whose caterpillars feed on pine needles and are a serious pest of plantations

Pine Bluff British & World English

An industrial city in southeastern Arkansas, on the Arkansas River, site of a large arsenal; population 50,408 (est. 2008)

pine marten British & World English

An arboreal weasel-like mammal that has a dark brown coat with a yellowish throat and a bushy tail, native to northern Eurasia

Pine Ridge British & World English

A village in southwestern South Dakota, headquarters of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation; population 3,171 (2000)

pine snake British & World English

A large harmless North American snake with dark markings. When disturbed it hisses loudly and vibrates its tail

pitch pine British & World English

A pine tree with hard, heavy, resinous timber that is used in building, especially the longleaf pine of North America

Scotch pine British & World English

A long-lived, medium-sized Eurasian pine tree extensively planted for its timber and other products. It is well established in the northeastern US and the Great Lakes region

Scots pine British & World English

A Eurasian pine tree which is extensively planted for its timber (deal) and other products. It is the dominant tree of the old Caledonian pine forest of the Scottish Highlands

screw pine British & World English

Another term for pandanus.

slash pine British & World English

A pine growing in a low-lying coastal region of the south-eastern US, Central America, and the Caribbean

stone pine British & World English

An umbrella-shaped southern European pine tree with large needles, very large glossy brown cones, and edible seeds (pine nuts)

sugar pine British & World English

A tall pine tree, the heartwood of which exudes a sweet substance, hence its name. Found primarily in California and Oregon, sugar pines have very long cones, some reaching 26 inches in length

white pine British & World English

Any of a number of coniferous trees with whitish timber, in particular:

yellow pine British & World English

Any of several North American pines having a strong yellowish wood

cluster pine British & World English

Another term for maritime pine.

longleaf pine British & World English

A large North American pine tree with long needles and cones, which is an important source of turpentine

maritime pine British & World English

A pine tree with long thick needles and clustered cones, native to the coasts of the Mediterranean and Iberia

Pine Barrens British & World English

A region in southern New Jersey that is lightly populated and is characterized by sandy soils, forests of stunted conifers, and numerous small rivers

running pine British & World English

A clubmoss which has a ground-hugging habit and propagates by means of runners

umbrella pine British & World English

another term for stone pine.

Australian pine British & World English

Another name for the beefwood

lodgepole pine British & World English

A straight-trunked pine tree which grows in the mountains of western North America, widely grown for timber and traditionally used by some American Indians in the construction of lodges

bristlecone pine British & World English

A very long-lived shrubby pine of western North America. It has been used in dendrochronology to check radiocarbon dating

ride the pine British & World English

(Of an athlete) sit on the sidelines rather than participate in a game or event

Pine Tree State British & World English

Informal name for Maine.

Norfolk Island pine British & World English

An evergreen tree related to the monkey puzzle, having horizontal branches with upswept shoots bearing small scale-like leaves. Native to Norfolk Island, it is often grown in Mediterranean countries

pine British & World English

An evergreen coniferous tree which has clusters of long needle-shaped leaves. Many kinds are grown for the soft timber, which is widely used for furniture and pulp, or for tar and turpentine


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