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pipsissewa

  

      n   any of several ericaceous plants of the Asian and American genus Chimaphila, having jagged evergreen leaves and white or pinkish flowers,   (Also called)    wintergreen  
     (C19: from Cree pipisisikweu, literally: it breaks it into pieces, so called because it was believed to be efficacious in treating bladder stones)  
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pipi, pipsqueak, piss, pip

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