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erythronium

noun
  1. any plant of the bulbous genus Erythronium, with decoratively mottled leaves and cyclamen-like yellow, rose, purple, or white flowers: family LiliaceaeSee also dogtooth violet
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New Latin, from Greek erythros red
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