Definitions for pith

Definitions for (noun) pith

Main entry: gist, heart, heart and soul, nub, nitty-gritty, essence, core, centre, center, pith, meat, inwardness, kernel, marrow, substance, sum

Definition: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

Usage: the gist of the prosecutor's argument; the heart and soul of the Republican Party; the nub of the story

Main entry: pith

Definition: soft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants

Definitions for (verb) pith

Main entry: pith

Definition: remove the pith from (a plant)

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