galax

[gey-laks]
noun
  1. 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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