provine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French provingner, from provin a set, layer of a plant, Old French provain, from Latin propago, propaginis, akin to propagare to propagate. See propagate and prune.

Verb[edit]

provine (third-person singular simple present provines, present participle provining, simple past and past participle provined)

  1. (obsolete) To lay a stock or branch of a vine in the ground for propagation.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Johnson to this entry?)

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

provine

  1. First-person singular (yo) preterite indicative form of provenir.