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jack-in-the-pul•pit



Pronunciation: ( jak'in-&thslash;u-pool'pit, -pul'-), [key]
n.,
pl. -pul•pits.

A North American plant, Arisaema triphyllum, of the arum family, having an upright spadix arched over by a green or striped purplish-brown spathe.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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