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NOUN (1)

1. leafless fleshy saprophytic plants; in some classifications placed in the family Pyrolaceae;
[syn: Monotropa, genus Monotropa]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Monotropa \Mo*not"ro*pa\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. mo`nos single + ? turn, from ? to turn.] (Bot.) A genus of parasitic or saprophytic plants including the Indian pipe and pine sap. The name alludes to the dropping end of the stem. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Monotropa n 1: leafless fleshy saprophytic plants; in some classifications placed in the family Pyrolaceae [syn: Monotropa, genus Monotropa]