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pinenoun [C/U]

 us   /pɑɪn/

pine noun [C/U] (TREE)

an evergreen tree that has thin leaves like needles and that grows in cool northern regions, or the wood of these trees

pineverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /pɑɪn/

pine verb [I always + adv/prep] (DESIRE)

to strongly desire esp. something that is difficult or impossible to obtain: Bradley pined for his wife, who was far away.
Translations of “pine”
in Arabic شَجرة الصَنَوْبَر…
in Korean 소나무…
in Malaysian pokok pain, kayu pain…
in French pin, (de) pin…
in Turkish çam ağacı, çam kerestesi…
in Italian pino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 松樹, 松木…
in Russian сосна, сосновая древесина…
in Polish sosna…
in Vietnamese cây thông, gỗ thông…
in Spanish pino…
in Portuguese pinheiro…
in Thai ต้นสน, ไม้สน…
in German die Kiefer, das Kiefernholz, Kiefern-……
in Catalan pi…
in Japanese 松…
in Indonesian tusam, pohon cemara, kayu tusam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 松树, 松木…
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