definition of Pias by The Free Dictionary

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pi·a

 (pī′ə, pē′ə)


pi′al adj.

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pia

(ˈpaɪə; ˈpiːə)

n

1. (Anatomy) anatomy the innermost of the three membranes that cover the brain and the spinal cord

2. (Plants) a herb from East India which has an edible root that produces arrowroot starch

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Noun 1. pia - perennial herb of East Indies to Polynesia and Australiapia – perennial herb of East Indies to Polynesia and Australia; cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch

herb, herbaceous plant – a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Tacca, Tacca – genus of tropical plants with creeping rootstocks and small umbellate flowers

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