Pie plant

pieplant

[pahy-plant, -plahnt]
noun
the edible rhubarb, Rheum rhabarbarum.

Origin:
1840–50, Americanism; pie1 + plant

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pie plant

noun
long cultivated hybrid of Rheum palmatum; stems often cooked in pies or as sauce or preserves 
pieplant

noun
long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened 
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