from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fleshy white or reddish plant (Monotropa hypopithys) growing as a saprophyte or parasite on tree roots and having racemes with a few drooping flowers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A myco-heterotroph, formerly thought to be a saprophyte, Monotropa hypopitys, having racemes of drooping flowers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A reddish fleshy herb of the genus Monotropa (Monotropa hypopitys), formerly thought to be parasitic on the roots of pine trees, but more probably saprophytic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tawny or reddish fleshy plant, Hypopitys multiflora (Monotropa Hypopitys), resembling the Indian-pipe, but having several smaller flowers in a raceme.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 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
pine + sap (Wiktionary)