What does pipsissewa mean?

pipsissewa in AZ Dictionary

(n) some of a few evergreen plants for the genus Chimaphila, particularly the Eurasian types C. umbellata, having white or pinkish blossoms grouped in a terminal corymb. Also called prince's-pine.
(n) some of a few evergreen plants, regarding the genus Chimaphila, having pale pink leaves; the prince's pine; in particular, the umbellate wintergreen, Chimaphila umbellata.
(n) a minimal evergreen plant (Chimaphila umbellata), with thin, wedge-lanceolate leaves, and an umbel of pretty nodding fragrant blossoms. It's been used in nephritic conditions. Called additionally prince's pine.

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  • Sentence for "pipsissewa"
  • Hyponym for "pipsissewa"
    • love-in-winter, chimaphila umbellata, western prince's pine, chimaphila corymbosa
  • Hypernym for "pipsissewa"
    • herbaceous plant, Herb
  • Variant for "pipsissewa"
    • prince's pine
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