[ gey-laks ]
/ ˈgeɪ læks /
a plant, Galax urceolata, of the southeastern U.S., having rounded, evergreen leaves and spikes of small white flowers.
Origin of galax
1745–55; < New Latin < Greek gál(a) milk + Latin -āx noun suffix
Also called beetleweed.
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