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pieplant

[ pahy-plant, -plahnt ]
/ ˈpaɪˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt /
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noun

the edible rhubarb, Rheum rhabarbarum.

Nearby words

pieman, piemonte, pien, pienaar, piend, pieplant, piepowder, pier, pier glass, pier table, pierce

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. 2019

Examples from the Web for pieplant

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

    Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916|Various
  • Pieplant was two feet high, and strawberries were almost ripe.