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pine

noun uk   us   /paɪn/
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.
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adjective (also piney) uk   us   /ˈpaɪ.ni/

pine

verb [I] uk   us   /paɪn/
(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 six months later.
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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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