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Meaning of WAKE-ROBIN

Pronunciation:  'weyk`râbin

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries
  2. [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

WAKE-ROBIN is a 10 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: Arisaema atrorubens, Arisaema triphyllum, Indian turnip, jack-in-the-pulpit, trillium, wood lily
 See Also: Arisaema, aroid, arum, birthroot, dwarf-white trillium, early wake-robin, genus Arisaema, 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
\Wake"-rob`in\, n. (Bot.)
Any plant of the genus {Arum}, especially, in England, the
cuckoopint ({Arum maculatum}).

Note: In America the name is given to several species of
      Trillium, and sometimes to the Jack-in-the-pulpit.