Thé aux aiguilles de pin
Temporal range: Barremian–Recent
|Korean red pine (Pinus densiflora), North Korea|
|Range of Pinus|
A pine is any conifer in the genus Pinus (//) of the family Pinaceae. Pinus is the sole genus in the subfamily Pinoideae. The Plant List compiled by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden accepts 126 species names of pines as current, together with 35 unresolved species and many more synonyms. Pine may also refer to the lumber derived from pine trees; pine is one of the more extensively used types of wood used as lumber.
- pyne (obsolete)
- (UK, US) IPA(key): /paɪn/
- Rhymes: -aɪn
From Middle English pyne, from Latin pīnus, from Proto-Indo-European *peyH- (“sap, juice”). Cognate with Sanskrit पितु (pitu, “sap, juice, resin”).
pine (countable and uncountable, plural pines)