Origin: ME tind < OE, akin to OHG zint, a jag, prong: see zinc
- tined adjective
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- A branch of a deer's antlers.
- A prong on an implement such as a fork or pitchfork.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English tind.
- tined tined adjective
tine - Medical Definition
- The slender pointed end of an instrument, such as an explorer used in dentistry.
- An instrument usually containing several individual prongs and used to introduce antigen, such as tuberculin, into the skin.