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pine

(pīn),
An evergreen coniferous tree of the genus Pinus (family Pinaceae), various species of which yield tar, turpentine, resin, and volatile oils.
[L. pinus, a pine tree]

pine

1. unthriftiness of calves due to nutritional deficiency of copper. There is a stiff gait, painful joints, graying of the haircoat and diarrhea in some. May also be used to describe the unthriftiness caused by nutritional deficiency of cobalt.
2. a tree; see pinus.
3. many other trees are also called pine incorrectly, e.g. 'cypress pine'.

pine needle abortion
see pine needle abortion.
pine lupine
lupinusalbicaulis.
pine oil
an extract from pine trees which is used as an astringent, antiseptic, antitussive and in cattle as an antifoaming agent to treat bloat.
References in classic literature ?
No sooner did he set eyes on the stranger, than, leaping on his feet, and seizing his walking stick, he strode a mile or two to meet him; all the while brandishing the sturdy pine tree, so that it whistled through the air.
By hitting you a rap with this pine tree here," shouted Antaeus, scowling so that he made himself the ugliest monster in Africa.
His pine tree went so deep into the ground, and stuck there so fast, that, before Antaeus could get it out, Hercules brought down his club across his shoulders with a mighty thwack, which made the Giant roar as if ali sorts of intolerable noises had come screeching and rumbling out of his immeasurable lungs in that one cry.
Meanwhile, Antaeus had scrambled upon his feet again, and pulled his pine tree out of the earth; and, all aflame with fury, and more outrageously strong than ever, he ran at Hercules, and brought down another blow.
But once more Hercules warded off the stroke with his club, and the Giant's pine tree was shattered into a thousand splinters, most of which flew among the Pygmies, and did them more mischief than I like to think about.
Since I've broken your pine tree, we'll try which is the better man at a wrestling match.
Beyond the garden a little path through an open field led up a steep hill, at the top of which a lone pine tree stood on guard beside the huge rock.
Before I had done I was more the friend than the foe of the pine tree, though I had cut down some of them, having become better acquainted with it.
A sharp jerk informed him that the boat, swerving slack into the painter, had been straightened out by the swifter-moving pine tree.
After the national champion Pickering Pine and Whelan Pine trees died, the Crane Flat sugar pine was suddenly a contender for champion.
Three cypress pine trees at St Mary's Church in Betws Y Coed have been a feature of the landscape since they were planted more than 140 years ago.
CINCINNATI, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven preschool players from The Green Hornets soccer team took home pine trees today to plant and to celebrate Earth Day.