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Definition of tine noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

tine

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//taɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//taɪn//
 
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any of the points or sharp parts of, for example, a fork or the antlers of a deer Word Origin Old English tind, of Germanic origin; related to German Zinne ‘pinnacle’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tine