Definition of propine in US English:

propine

(also propyne)

noun

Scottish
rare, historical
  • Something presented or offered as a gift; a present; (occasionally) a gratuity. Formerly also in extended use: †a tribute in words; a toast (obsolete).

Origin

Late Middle English. From Middle French propine (French † propine) gratuity and its etymon post-classical Latin propina.

Pronunciation

propine

/prə(ʊ)ˈpʌɪn/