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A waxy white or sometimes pinkish saprophytic woodland plant (Monotropa uniflora) of North and Central America and East Asia, having scalelike leaves and a solitary nodding flower.
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(Plants) a white or pinkish saprophytic woodland plant, Monotropa uniflora, of the N hemisphere, with a solitary nodding flower resembling a pipe: family Monotropaceae
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a leafless, pearly white saprophytic plant, Monotropa uniflora, having a solitary white flower.
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|Noun||1.||Indian pipe - small waxy white or pinkish-white saprophytic woodland plant having scalelike leaves and a nodding flower; turns black with age|
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