Definitions starting with P

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[Car.; from Am. Sp. pina, anglicized in 1600's DJE] n. the pineapple plant, Ananas comosus, or its fruit: 1880 The pines ceased bearing (Ives 104). 1888 Pineapples ... equal to the best hothouse pines (Powles 287). Gregory Town used to grow the most pines in Eleuthera (Eleu.). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-11-19 17:39
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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