The Collaborative International Dictionary
Pinnace \Pin"nace\, n. [F. pinasse; cf. It. pinassa, pinazza, Sp. pinaza; all from L. pinus a pine tree, anything made of pine, e.g., a ship. Cf. Pine a tree.]
Spyne is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe. The character, unlike many mutants, is more monstrously deformed and reptilian as opposed to other mutants' somewhat-human appearances (Nightcrawler, Tusk, et al.). His first appearance was in Cable vol. 2 #17.