[ pahyp-stohn ]
/ ˈpaɪpˌstoʊn /


a reddish argillaceous stone used by North American Indians for making tobacco pipes.


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Origin of pipestone

First recorded in 1755–65; pipe1 + stone
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British Dictionary definitions for pipestone

/ (ˈpaɪpˌstəʊn) /


a variety of consolidated red clay used by Native Americans to make tobacco pipes
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