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pine (PIGHN) (noun), pines (pl)
1. Any of a genus (Pinus) of cone-bearing trees having needle-shaped evergreen leaves growing in clusters, and includes many important timber trees: The stand of pine near the lake appeared tranquil and shady.
2. A tree of the botanical family (pinaceae), including the cedar, fir, etc.: Just before the Christmas holidays, Marina and Jacob took their children into the woods to find a pine to cut and to take back into their house so the can decorate it with candles, red balls, etc.
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pine (verb), pines; pined; pining
1. To yearn or have a strong wish for something or someone often with a nostalgic feeling: Even though Jerome had lived for many years in the new country, he still pined for his native land.
2. To ache, to long for, or to desire strongly for someone or something: After suffering so much heartbreak, Marina continued to pine for her lost child.
3. Etymology: from Latin poena (Greek poine), "punishment, penalty", which also is the basis for the English word pain.
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amber pine
A reference to the coniferous trees from which resin was extruded.
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