pieplant

noun
pie·​plant | \ ˈpī-ˌplant How to pronounce pieplant (audio) \

Definition of pieplant

: rhubarb sense 1 Soon sweet dishes became rhubarb's primary destination in Britain and the U.S., leading to its nickname: pieplant.— Joe Gray

First Known Use of pieplant

1838, in the meaning defined above

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“Pieplant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pieplant. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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