pie plant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pie plant long cultivated hybrid of Rheum palmatum; stems often cooked in pies or as sauce or preserves
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Usage

In literature:

Right out there among the bass weeds foreninst the pie-plant.
"At the Foot of the Rainbow" by Gene Stratton-Porter
You are the loser by this rupture, not me, Pie-plant.
"Sketches New and Old, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The leaves of the pie plant have been partially nipped by the frost.
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
Pie-plant, cut up in small pieces with plenty of sugar, is fine made in this manner.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
For rhubarb or pie-plant pies, peel the stalks; cut them in little bits, and fill the pie.
"The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking" by Helen Campbell
It wasn't a plant that pies grow on, you understand, but the kind of plant that mamma makes pies from.
"Bully and Bawly No-Tail" by Howard R. Garis
The pie-plant leaves were unfolding and slender asparagus spears were pointing from the mold.
"A Daughter of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
The plants of Algiers and Le Maitre Pied Court were transplanted May 20, and those of the Wonderful May 21.
"The Cauliflower" by A. A. Crozier
I'll have to fill him up on something or other, and I guess pie-plant's about as good as anything.
"The Bondboy" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
RHUBARB, or PIE PLANT.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
In some parts of the United States rhubarb or pie plant is grown in very considerable quantities for market purposes, and with profit.
"Farm Gardening with Hints on Cheap Manuring" by Anonymous
The wild pie-plant is closely related to the garden rhubarb, and also to the dock and the sorrel.
"The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits" by Mary Elizabeth Parsons
Pie plant, 10c per lb.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 12, March 22, 1884" by Various
Don't attempt to graft your pie-plants.
"The Foolish Almanak" by Anonymous
This is sometimes called "spring-fruit" and "pie-plant.
"Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book" by Eliza Leslie
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In news:

Pie in Face event Friday BEDFORD — Caravan Facilities Management, the firm contracted to do janitorial and maintenance duties at the GM Bedford Casting plant, is sponsoring i.
Mead Opens Nation's First Cow -Pie Ethanol Plant.
Mead Opens Nation's First Cow-Pie Ethanol Plant.
Mead Opens Nation's First Cow-Pie Ethanol Plant.
This crisp is made with Springtime's favorite pie-plant, rhubarb .
The Plant Pie method, created by Alan Van Wingerden, the owner of OVW Greenhouses, is a patented way of growing plants in a round shallow tray.
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