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dryas

[ drahy-uhs ]
/ ˈdraɪ əs /
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noun, plural dry·as.
any creeping plant belonging to the genus Dryas, of the rose family, having solitary white or yellow flowers, comprising the mountain avens.
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Origin of dryas

<New Latin, named after species of wood nymphs; see dryad
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