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pine

noun uk   /paɪn/ us  
B2 [C or U] (also pine tree) an evergreen tree (= one that never loses its leaves) that grows in cooler areas of the world: a plantation of pines a pine forest [U] the wood of pine trees, usually pale in colour: pine furniture Pine is a softwood.
piny
adjective uk (also piney)   /ˈpaɪ.ni/ us  

pine

verb [I] uk   /paɪn/ us  
(also pine away) to become increasingly thin and weak because of unhappiness, especially after the death of a loved person: Carter died in 1904 after an accident and Leno pined away and died in London six months later.
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