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Deodar vs. Pine

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Deodarnoun

Cedrus deodara, a type of cedar tree native to the western Himalayas.

Pinenoun

Any coniferous tree of the genus Pinus.

‘The northern slopes were covered mainly in pine.’;

Deodarnoun

A kind of cedar (Cedrus Deodara), growing in India, highly valued for its size and beauty as well as for its timber, and also grown in England as an ornamental tree.

Pinenoun

(countable) Any tree (usually coniferous) which resembles a member of this genus in some respect.

Deodarnoun

tall East Indian cedar having spreading branches with nodding tips; highly valued for its appearance as well as its timber

Pinenoun

(uncountable) The wood of this tree.

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Pinenoun

A pineapple.

Pinenoun

(archaic) A painful longing.

Pineverb

To feel irritated; to reflect on a problem; to think something over.

Pineverb

To languish; to lose flesh or wear away through distress; to droop.

Pineverb

(intransitive) To long, to yearn so much that it causes suffering.

‘Laura was pining for Bill all the time he was gone.’;

Pineverb

(transitive) To grieve or mourn for.

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Pineverb

(transitive) To inflict pain upon; to torment; to torture; to afflict.

Pinenoun

Woe; torment; pain.

Pinenoun

Any tree of the coniferous genus Pinus. See Pinus.

Pinenoun

The wood of the pine tree.

Pinenoun

A pineapple.

Pineverb

To inflict pain upon; to torment; to torture; to afflict.

‘That people that pyned him to death.’; ‘One is pined in prison, another tortured on the rack.’;

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Pineverb

To grieve or mourn for.

Pineverb

To suffer; to be afflicted.

Pineverb

To languish; to lose flesh or wear away, under any distress or anexiety of mind; to droop; - often used with away.

Pineverb

To languish with desire; to waste away with longing for something; - usually followed by for.

‘For whom, and not for Tybalt, Juliet pined.’;

Pinenoun

a coniferous tree

Pinenoun

straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus

Pineverb

have a desire for something or someone who is not present;

‘She ached for a cigarette’; ‘I am pining for my lover’;

Pinenoun

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.

Pinenoun

used in names of coniferous trees of families other than that of the pine, e.g. Chile pine.

Pinenoun

used in names of unrelated plants that resemble the pines in some way, e.g. ground pine, screw pine.

Pinenoun

having the scent of pine needles

‘pine potpourri’;

Pinenoun

a pineapple.

Pineverb

suffer a mental and physical decline, especially because of a broken heart

‘she thinks I am pining away from love’;

Pineverb

miss or long for

‘she's still pining for him’;

Pine

A pine is any conifer in the genus Pinus () of the family Pinaceae. Pinus is the sole genus in the subfamily Pinoideae.

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