As nouns the difference between hothouse and pinery
is that hothouse
is a heated greenhouse while pinery
is a hothouse or (tropical) area used as a plantation for the cultivation of pineapple plants (genus ananas
) and production of their homonymous fruit.
As a verb hothouse
is (of a child) to provide with an enriched environment with the aim of stimulating academic development.
A heated greenhouse.
(figurative) An environment in which growth or development is encouraged; a hotbed.
(obsolete) A bagnio, or bathing house; a brothel.
* 1604 , , II. i. 64:
- and now she professes a / hot-house , which I think is a very ill house too.
A heated room for drying greenware.
- (Ben Jonson)
A hothouse or (tropical) area used as a plantation for the cultivation of pineapple plants (genus Ananas ) and production of their homonymous fruit.
A pinewood, pinetum, forest or grove where pine trees are grown