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Meaning of TRILLIUM

Pronunciation:  'trileeum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  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
 

TRILLIUM is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: wake-robin, wood lily
 
 See Also: birthroot, dwarf-white trillium, early wake-robin, genus Trillium, liliaceous plant, prairie trillium, prairie wake-robin, purple trillium, red trillium, sessile trillium, snow trillium, toadshade, Trillium erectum, Trillium recurvatum, Trillium sessile

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tril"li*um\, n. [NL.; cf. L. trilix triple-woven,
triple.] (Bot.)
A genus of liliaceous plants; the three-leaved nightshade; --
so called because all the parts of the plant are in threes.

 

 

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