Dutchman's-pipe

noun
Dutch·​man's-pipe | \ ˌdəch-mənz-ˈpīp How to pronounce Dutchman's-pipe (audio) \
plural Dutchman's-pipes\ ˌdəch-​mənz-​ˈpīps How to pronounce Dutchman's-pipes (audio) \

Definition of Dutchman's-pipe

: a vine (Aristolochia macrophylla synonym A. durior) of the birthwort family with large leaves and early summer flowers having the tube of the calyx curved like the bowl of a pipe

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First Known Use of Dutchman's-pipe

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Dutchman's-pipe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dutchman%27s-pipe. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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