pinesap

[pahyn-sap]
noun
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:
1830–40, Americanism; pine1 + sap1

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pinesap

noun
fleshy tawny or reddish saprophytic herb resembling the Indian pipe and growing in woodland humus of eastern North America; in some classifications placed in a separate genus Hypopitys 
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Pinesap was collected at the base of the tree, distilled, and stored in barrels for shipment.
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