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devil's-bit

[dev-uh lz-bit]
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noun
  1. an eastern North American plant, Chamaelirium luteum, of the lily family, having a dense, drooping spike of small white flowers.
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Origin of devil's-bit

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50
Also called fairy wand.
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