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Definition of the noun genus trillium
What does genus trillium mean as a name of something?
- deciduous perennial herbs; sometimes placed in family Liliaceae
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- more generic term: liliid monocot genus = genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
- member of: family Trilliaceae / Trilliaceae / trillium family = small family of herbs having flowers with 3 petals and 3 sepals
- member: wake-robin / wood lily / trillium = any liliaceous plant of the genus Trillium having a whorl of three leaves at the top of the stem with a single three-petaled flower
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Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller
The genus Trillium American, Drooping. Trillium cernuum American, Dwarf White. Trillium nivale American, Large White. Trillium grandi- florum American, Painted. Trillium erythrooar- pum American, Purple. Trillium ereetum Wood-March.
by Robert Hendrickson
stinkin' Benjamin Purple trillium (of the genus Trillium), which has a fetid odor when picked for a bouquet. stiver An old- fashioned word meaning to get going, get moving. “Now stiver along to school, ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
trillium Vtri-le-amN Any of about 25 species of spring-flowering perennial herbaceous plants that make up the genus Trillium in the «lily family, native to N. America and Asia. Whorls ...
Abridged from Webster's New International Dictionary, 900 Illustrations by Noah Webster
(genus Trillium) having short rootstocks and an erect stem bearing a whorl, or verticil, of three leaves and a large soli tary flower. tri lVbate (tri-15' bat), a. Having three lobes. tril'o-gy (trtl'o- jl), n. ; pi. -gibs (-jtz). A series of three dramas or, ...
by Houghton Mifflin Company, Webster
birth-root >burth'robt', -root', n A North American plant of the genus Trillium, esp. T erectum. beanng purplish flowers with an unpleasant odor ...
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