Dictionary.com

pipestone

[ pahyp-stohn ]
/ ˈpaɪpˌstoʊn /
Save This Word!

noun
a reddish argillaceous stone used by North American Indians for making tobacco pipes.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of pipestone

First recorded in 1755–65; pipe1 + stone
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use pipestone in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for pipestone

pipestone
/ (ˈpaɪpˌstəʊn) /

noun
a variety of consolidated red clay used by Native Americans to make tobacco pipes
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK