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pinesap

[pahyn-sap] /ˈpaɪnˌsæp/
noun
1.
either of two parasitic or saprophytic plants of the genus Monotropa, especially the tawny or reddish M. hypopithys (false beechdrops) of eastern North America.
Compare Indian pipe.
Origin of pinesap
1830-1840
An Americanism dating back to 1830-40; pine1 + sap1
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