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Meaning of ERYTHRONIUM

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  perennial bulbous herbs most of northern United States: dogtooth violet; adder's tongue; trout lily; fawn lily
 

ERYTHRONIUM is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: genus Erythronium
 
 See Also: avalanche lily, dog's-tooth violet, dogtooth, dogtooth violet, Erythronium montanum, family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, liliid monocot genus, lily family

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Er`y*thro"ni*um\, n. [NL., from Gr. ? a kind of
plant, fr. 'eryqro`s red.] (Chem.)
A name originally given (from its red acid) to the metal
vanadium. [R.]

 

 

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