sup·​ple·​jack | \ ˈsə-pəl-ˌjak also ˈsü- How to pronounce supplejack (audio) \

Definition of supplejack

: any of various woody climbers having tough pliant stems especially : a southern U.S. vine (Berchemia scandens) of the buckthorn family

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Chef Monique Fiso leads the way and points out edible wild plants, including peppery horopito, asparagus-tasting pirita (supplejack) and sweet purple fuchsia berries. Jill K. Robinson, National Geographic, "Gordon Ramsay Explores New Zealand’s Rugged South," 2 July 2019

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First Known Use of supplejack

circa 1725, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of supplejack was circa 1725

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