Words nearby pieplant
What does pieplant mean?
These stalks have a tart, tangy, sour flavor that’s often paired with sweet ingredients, such as in strawberry rhubarb pie.
Example: Wow, I do love a good strawberry rhubarb pie—they don’t call it pieplant for nothing!
Where does pieplant come from?
The first records of the word pieplant come from around 1840. It was first used in the U.S. and comes from the association of rhubarb with its use in pies.
As a plant, rhubarb is a member of the buckwheat family and the genus Rheum. There are several varieties, including one with a stem that’s used for medicinal purposes. However, the word pieplant is only used to refer to the kind that has edible stalks that are often used to make pies. The leaves and roots of the rhubarb plant are poisonous and should not be eaten.
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How is pieplant used in real life?
Pieplant is not a commonly used word. It is closely associated with its use as an ingredient in rhubarb pie and strawberry rhubarb pie.
— Melissa's Produce (@MelissasProduce) May 20, 2020
A windfall of pieplant means pie baking. Proceeds benefit The Actors Fund. pic.twitter.com/j9rhUlD3Jy
— Ellen Gray (@nomoremrnicepie) April 20, 2020
Working on a menu for a pioneer themed dinner. I think I'll make a pieplant pie for dessert, but I'll include the sugar when I bake it. ;)
— The Christmas Queen (@MrsMommy) July 31, 2017
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True or False?
The edible stalks of pieplant have a sweet flavor.
How to use pieplant in a sentence
Rhubarb, or pieplant, as it is more commonly called, is one of the hardiest and at the same time a most delicious fruit.
Pieplant was two feet high, and strawberries were almost ripe.The Trail of the Goldseekers|Hamlin Garland