Definition of pipestone in English:


Syllabification: pipe·stone
Pronunciation: /ˈpīpˌstōn


  • Hard red clay (catlinite) used by North American Indians for tobacco pipes.
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    • Most descriptions of these artifacts attribute the red material to Ohio pipestone or ‘fire-clay.’
    • Various analyses of numerous Havana Hopewell platform pipes from Illinois revealed most to be made of Elkhorn Creek pipestone.
    • A similar situation exists with the Mississippian figurines of flint clay that are often misidentified as bauxite or pipestone.

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