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calochortus

[ kal-uh-kawr-tuhs ]
/ 藢k忙l 蓹藞k蓴r t蓹s /
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noun, plural cal路o路chor路tus路es.
any plant of the genus Calochortus, of the lily family, as the mariposa lily and the sego lily.
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Origin of calochortus

1813; <New Latin <Greek kal(贸s) beautiful + -o--o- + ch贸rtos grass, fodder, originally farmyard; see cohort, garth, yard2
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