American orpine


Definition of American orpine

: a succulent herb (Sedum telephioides) of the eastern U.S. with thick fleshy leaves and pink flowers

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First Known Use of American orpine

1818, in the meaning defined above

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“American orpine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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