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pine nut the sweet, edible, nutlike seed of certain pines that grow chiefly in the southwestern United States and Mexico; pignolia.
pinery a place, such as a plantation or greenhouse, in which pineapples are grown. [2 definitions]
pinesap a fleshy whitish or reddish plant belonging to the heath family that grows on tree roots or fallen tree trunks.
pine siskin a small brown North American finch with yellow marks on its tail and wings, often found in pine woods.
pine straw the dried fallen needles of a pine tree.
pine tar a thick, blackish brown liquid obtained from the airless decomposition of pine wood, used in roofing compounds, paints, disinfectants, and expectorants.
pinetum an arboretum of pines or conifers.
pine warbler a small, yellow and greenish songbird found esp. in pine woods of the eastern United States.
piney variant of piny.
pinfeather an undeveloped feather just emerging through the skin of a bird, and often still encased in a horny sheath.
ping to emit a short, sharp, high-pitched sound, as of metal striking metal. [2 definitions]
pin game see "ring and pin game."
Ping-Pong trademark for table tennis.
pinguid greasy; oily; fat.
pinhead the flat head of a straight pin. [2 definitions]
pinheaded (informal) lacking good sense; silly; stupid.
pinhole a tiny hole, esp. one made by a pin.
pinion1 a small gear that engages a larger one.
pinion2 any of the feathers that a bird uses for flight. [7 definitions]
pink1 a pale reddish color; the color that results when white and red paint are mixed. [5 definitions]
pink2 to cut a scalloped or notched edge on. [3 definitions]