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or·pine  audio  (ôrpn) KEY 

NOUN:
Any of several succulent plants of the genus Sedum, especially the Eurasian species S. telephium, having clusters of reddish-purple flowers. Also called live-forever.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English orpin, from Old French, from orpiment, orpiment ; see orpiment


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