prince's pine
Pipsissewa Pip*sis"se*wa, n. [From American Indian.] (Bot.) A low evergreen plant ({Chimaphila umbellata}), with narrow, wedge-lanceolate leaves, and an umbel of pretty nodding fragrant blossoms. It has been used in nephritic diseases. Called also {prince's pine}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Prince's pine — Prince Prince, n. [F., from L. princeps, cipis, the first, chief; primus first + capere to take. See {Prime}, a., and {Capacious}.] 1. The one of highest rank; one holding the highest place and authority; a sovereign; a monarch; originally… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prince's pine — ☆ prince s pine n. PIPSISSEWA * * * …   Universalium

  • prince's pine — ☆ prince s pine n. PIPSISSEWA …   English World dictionary

  • prince's pine — noun any of several plants of the genus Chimaphila • Syn: ↑pipsissewa • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑love in winter, ↑western prince s pine, ↑C …   Useful english dictionary

  • prince's-pine — skėtinė marenikė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erikinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Chimaphila umbellata), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • prince's-pine — /prin siz puyn /, n. pipsissewa. [1810 20, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • prince's-pine — /prin siz puyn /, n. pipsissewa. [1810 20, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • striped prince's-pine — dėmėtoji marenikė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erikinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Chimaphila maculata), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Chimaphila maculata angl. spotted pipsissewa; spotted wintergreen; striped… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • western prince's pine — noun Eurasian herb with white or pinkish flowers in a terminal corymb • Syn: ↑love in winter, ↑Chimaphila umbellata, ↑Chimaphila corymbosa • Hypernyms: ↑pipsissewa, ↑prince s pine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prince's feather — Prince Prince, n. [F., from L. princeps, cipis, the first, chief; primus first + capere to take. See {Prime}, a., and {Capacious}.] 1. The one of highest rank; one holding the highest place and authority; a sovereign; a monarch; originally… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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