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

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1824, in the meaning defined above

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