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Definition of pine
- 1 (also pine tree) 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. Compare with fir.
- Genus Pinus, family Pinaceae: many species, including the Scots pine and stone pine
Old English, from Latin pinus, reinforced in Middle English by Old French pin