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[pahy-plant, -plahnt]
  1. the edible rhubarb, Rheum rhabarbarum.
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Origin of pieplant

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50; pie1 + plant
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for pieplant

Historical Examples

  • Pieplant was two feet high, and strawberries were almost ripe.

    The Trail of the Goldseekers

    Hamlin Garland

  • Rhubarb, or pieplant, as it is more commonly called, is one of the hardiest and at the same time a most delicious fruit.