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pinesap

[ pahyn-sap ]
/ ˈpaɪnˌsæp /
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noun
either of two parasitic or saprophytic plants of the genus Monotropa, especially the tawny or reddish M. hypopithys(false beechdrops ), of eastern North America.
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Origin of pinesap

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; pine1 + sap1
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