Pieplant
Pieplant Pie"plant`, n. (Bot.) A plant ({Rheum Rhaponticum}) the leafstalks of which are acid, and are used in making pies; the garden rhubarb. [1913 Webster]

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  • pieplant — ☆ pieplant [pī′plant΄ ] n. [ PIE1 + PLANT] the rhubarb: so called from its use in pies …   English World dictionary

  • pieplant — Rhubarb Rhu barb, n. [F. rhubarbe, OF. rubarbe, rheubarbe, reubarbare, reobarbe, LL. rheubarbarum for rheum barbarum, Gr. ??? (and ??) rhubarb, from the river Rha (the Volga) on whose banks it grew. Originally, therefore, it was the barbarian… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pieplant — mišrusis rabarbaras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Rūgtinių šeimos daržovinis kultūrinis augalas (Rheum ×hybridum). atitikmenys: lot. Rheum ×hybridum angl. pieplant; rhubarb vok. Rhabarber; Rhapontik pranc. rhubarbe port. ruibarbo;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • pieplant — noun Date: 1838 garden rhubarb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pieplant — /puy plant , plahnt /, n. the edible rhubarb, Rheum rhabarbarum. [1840 50, Amer.; PIE1 + PLANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • pieplant — n. rhubarb, edible plant from the genus Rheum (Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pieplant — noun long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened • Syn: ↑rhubarb • Hypernyms: ↑vegetable, ↑veggie, ↑veg * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun chiefly dialect : rhubarb …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wild pieplant — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rheum Rhaponticum — Pieplant Pie plant , n. (Bot.) A plant ({Rheum Rhaponticum}) the leafstalks of which are acid, and are used in making pies; the garden rhubarb. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Andromeda polifolia — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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