pine·​sap ˈpīn-ˌsap How to pronounce pinesap (audio)
: any of several yellowish or reddish parasitic or saprophytic herbs (genus Monotropa) of the wintergreen family resembling the Indian pipe

Word History

First Known Use

1824, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pinesap was in 1824

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“Pinesap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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