erythronium

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. erythrolysis,
  2. erythromelalgia,
  3. erythromycin,
  4. erythron,
  5. erythroneocytosis,
  6. erythropenia,
  7. erythrophagia,
  8. erythrophagocytosis,
  9. erythrophil,
  10. erythrophilic

Word Origin for erythronium

New Latin, from Greek erythros red

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