Dutchman's-pipe


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Dutchman's-pipe

n
(Plants) a woody climbing plant, Aristolochia sipho, of the eastern US, cultivated for its greenish-brown mottled flowers, which are shaped like a curved pipe: family Aristolochiaceae

Dutch′man's-pipe′



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]
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Noun1.Dutchman's-pipe - hardy deciduous vine having large leaves and flowers with the calyx tube curved like the bowl of a pipeDutchman's-pipe - hardy deciduous vine having large leaves and flowers with the calyx tube curved like the bowl of a pipe
Aristolochia clematitis, birthwort - creeping plant having curving flowers thought to resemble fetuses; native to Europe; naturalized Great Britain and eastern North America