pinesap

noun
pine·​sap | \ ˈpīn-ˌsap How to pronounce pinesap (audio) \

Definition of pinesap

: any of several yellowish or reddish parasitic or saprophytic herbs (genus Monotropa) of the wintergreen family resembling the Indian pipe

First Known Use of pinesap

1824, in the meaning defined above

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“Pinesap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinesap. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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