pipe-stone

pipestone

[pahyp-stohn]
noun
a reddish argillaceous stone used by North American Indians for making tobacco pipes.

Origin:
1755–65; pipe1 + stone

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pipestone (ˈpaɪpˌstəʊn)
 
n
a variety of consolidated red clay used by Native Americans to make tobacco pipes

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