Webster 1913 Edition
pineathe cone of a pine, from
pineusof the pine, from
pinusa pine: cf. F.
Of or pertaining to a pine cone; resembling a pine cone.
a glandlike body in the roof of the third ventricle of the vertebrate brain; – called also
conarium. In some animals it is connected with a rudimentary eye, the so-called pineal eye, and in other animals it is supposed to be the remnant of a dorsal median eye.
Webster 1828 Edition