"monotropa" Definition

  1. n. A genus of parasitic or saprophytic plants including the Indian pipe and pine sap. The name alludes to the dropping end of the stem.

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Position in dictionary: 63551 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "monotropa": 1
Words that end with "monotropa": 1
Words that contain "monotropa": 1
Next words in dictionary: monotype, monotypic, monovalent, monoxide, monoxylon, monoxylous, monozoa, monroe doctrine, monseigneur, monsel's salt
Previous words in dictionary: monotriglyph, monotreme, monotrematous, monotremata, monotony, monotonous, monotonist, monotonical, monotonic, monotone

English Dictionary Definition of monotropa

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