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Trillium Family

Definition of the noun trillium family

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noun

  1. small family of herbs having flowers with 3 petals and 3 sepals; in some classification systems considered a subfamily of the Liliaceae

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Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

e, the Trillium Family. Flowers usually bisexual. Perianth in six, sometimes eight divisions, colored or herbaceous. Stamens six, eight, or ten ; filaments subulate ; anthers linear, with a prolonged connective. Ovary free, three -, four-, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Trillium family, a group of plants including Trillium, formerly classed as a family Trilliaceae, or as a tribe Medeoleae. They belong to the family Convallariaceae. trillo (tril'ö)-n. [(It. trillo, trill : see trill2, n.] ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Trillium family, a group of plants including Trillium, formerly classed as a family TrUliaeem, or as a tribe Medeolese. They belong to the family Convallariacess. trillo (tril'6), n. [< It. trillo, trill: see trill2, n.] ...

Google previewTHE ENCYCLOPEDIA AMERICANA (1920)

The lily family in turn belongs to the Order Liliales, which contains in addition to the Lily family the Trillium family (Trilliacea), the Lily of the Valley family ( Convallarujcete) and other rather closely allied families. Some families of flowering plants ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

Trillium family, a group of liliaceous plants including Trillium, formerly classed as an order Trilliaceae, now as a tribe Medeolese. trillo (tril'ö), n. [(It. trillo, trill: see trill2, n.] Same as trill2. Blount, Glossographia (1656). Trilobate Leaf of Ipomaa ...

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