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Oak vs. Pine

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Oaknoun

(countable) A deciduous tree with distinctive deeply lobed leaves, acorns, and notably strong wood, typically of England and northeastern North America, included in genus Quercus.

Pinenoun

Any coniferous tree of the genus Pinus.

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

Oaknoun

(uncountable) The wood of the oak.

Pinenoun

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

Oaknoun

A rich brown colour, like that of oak wood.

Pinenoun

(uncountable) The wood of this tree.

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Oaknoun

Any tree of the genus Quercus, in family Fagaceae.

Pinenoun

A pineapple.

Oaknoun

Any tree of other genera and species of trees resembling typical oaks of genus Quercus in some ways.

Pinenoun

(archaic) A painful longing.

Oaknoun

The she-oaks in Allocasuarina and Casuarina, of family Casuarinaceae

Pineverb

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

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Oaknoun

Lagunaria, white oak, in family Malvaceae

Pineverb

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

Oaknoun

Various species called silky oak, in family Proteaceae

Pineverb

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

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

Oaknoun

Toxicodendron, poison oak, in family Anacardiaceae

Pineverb

(transitive) To grieve or mourn for.

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Oaknoun

Various tanbark oak or stone oak species in family Fagaceae, genera Lithocarpus and Notholithocarpus.

Pineverb

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

Oaknoun

The outer (lockable) door of a set of rooms in a college or similar institution. (Often in the phrase "to sport one's oak").

Pinenoun

Woe; torment; pain.

Oaknoun

(wine) The flavor of oak.

Pinenoun

Any tree of the coniferous genus Pinus. See Pinus.

Oakadjective

having a rich brown colour, like that of oak wood.

Pinenoun

The wood of the pine tree.

Oakadjective

made of oak wood or timber

‘an oak table, oak beam, etc’;

Pinenoun

A pineapple.

Oakverb

To expose to oak in order for the oak to impart its flavors.

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.’;

Oaknoun

Any tree or shrub of the genus Quercus. The oaks have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and staminate flowers in catkins. The fruit is a smooth nut, called an acorn, which is more or less inclosed in a scaly involucre called the cup or cupule. There are now recognized about three hundred species, of which nearly fifty occur in the United States, the rest in Europe, Asia, and the other parts of North America, a very few barely reaching the northern parts of South America and Africa. Many of the oaks form forest trees of grand proportions and live many centuries. The wood is usually hard and tough, and provided with conspicuous medullary rays, forming the silver grain.

Pineverb

To grieve or mourn for.

Oaknoun

The strong wood or timber of the oak.

Pineverb

To suffer; to be afflicted.

Oaknoun

the hard durable wood of any oak; used especially for furniture and flooring

Pineverb

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

Oaknoun

a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves;

‘great oaks grow from little acorns’;

Pineverb

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

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

Oak

An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (; Latin ) of the beech family, Fagaceae. There are approximately 500 extant species of oaks.

‘oak tree’;

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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