Dutchman's-pipe
noun (plural Dutchman's-pipes) Date: 1845 a vine (Aristolochia durior syn. A. macrophylla) of the birthwort family with large leaves and early summer flowers having the tube of the calyx curved like the bowl of a pipe

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  • Dutchman's-pipe — n. a hardy deciduous American vine ({Aristolochia durior}) having large, heart shaped leaves and bearing brownish purple flowers which have their calyx tubes curved like the bowl of a tobacco pipe. Formerly classified as {Aristolochia Sipho}. Syn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dutchman's pipe — Dutchman Dutch man, n.; pl. {Dutchmen}. A native, or one of the people, of Holland. [1913 Webster] {Dutchman s laudanum} (Bot.), a West Indian passion flower ({Passiflora Murucuja}); also, its fruit. {Dutchman s pipe} (Bot.), . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dutchman's Pipe — is a common name for some unrelated flowering plants, which have flowers, inflorescences or stems resembling a pipe: Aristolochia species (birthworts or pipevines) from the Aristolochiaceae Epiphyllum oxypetalum ( night blooming cereus ) from the …   Wikipedia

  • Dutchman's-pipe — [duch′mənzpīp′] n. [from the resemblance of the blossom to a pipe bowl] any of several hardy, woody twining vines (genus Aristolochia) of the birthwort family having large, brownish or purple, U shaped flowers with a pouchlike base …   English World dictionary

  • Dutchman's pipe — noun A species of Aristolochia • • • Main Entry: ↑Dutch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dutchman's-pipe — /duch meuhnz puyp /, n. a climbing vine, Aristolochia durior, of the birthwort family, having large, heart shaped leaves and brownish purple flowers of a curved form suggesting a tobacco pipe. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * Climbing vine (Aristolochia… …   Universalium

  • Dutchman's-pipe — stambialapė kartuolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kartuolinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Aristolochia macrophylla), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Aristolochia macrophylla angl. Dutchman s pipe šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Dutchman's-pipe — noun hardy deciduous vine having large leaves and flowers with the calyx tube curved like the bowl of a pipe • Syn: ↑pipe vine, ↑Aristolochia macrophylla, ↑Aristolochia durior • Hypernyms: ↑birthwort, ↑Aristolochia clematitis * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dutchman's-pipe — Dutch′man s pipe′ n. pln a climbing vine, Aristolochia durior, of the birthwort family, having large heart shaped leaves and brownish purple flowers of a curved form suggesting a tobacco pipe • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • Dutchman's pipe — /dʌtʃmənz ˈpaɪp/ (say duchmuhnz puyp) noun a climbing vine, Aristolochia macrophylla, with large leaves and flowers of a curved form suggesting a tobacco pipe …   Australian English dictionary

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