Indian proper adj

see India, proper n.

  1. Phrase. “Indian Summer”: reprisal; period of warmer weather in autumn; time of summer temperatures in the fall season of the year.
  2. Phrase. “Indian Pipe”: Ghost Plant; monotropa uniflora; plant that lacks chlorophyll; leafless shade plant with a single white blossom; [see ED letters] “preferred flower of life”; subject of a painting that Mabel Todd gave to Emily; bloom that appears on the cover of the first edition of the Dickinson's poems.