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pinesap

[pahyn-sap] /ˈpaɪnˌsæp/
noun
1.
either of two parasitic or saprophytic plants of the genus Monotropa, especially the tawny or reddish M. hypopithys (false beechdrops) of eastern North America.
Compare Indian pipe.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism; pine1 + sap1
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  • pinesap was collected at the base of the tree, distilled, and stored in barrels for shipment.

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