pine cheat

noun

Definition of pine cheat

: the leaf of a common spurry (Spergula arvensis)

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History and Etymology for pine cheat

so called from its fancied resemblance to a pine needle

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“Pine cheat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pine%20cheat. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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