noun. a pipe having a bowl made of meerschaum.
noun. a white clayey mineral.
1. Adjective Although pipe smoking is not as popular as it once was, collecting pipes remains an active hobby, with meerschaum pipes among the most sought-after. 2. Noun, singular or mass Check if the stem is made of cherry wood and the mouthpiece out of horn – this indicates the pipe was made from pressed meerschaum rather than carved out of one solid piece like a real meerschaum pipe. 3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present High quality meerschaum pipes will quickly soak up moisture.