galax

[ gey-laks ]
/ ˈgeɪ læks /

noun

a plant, Galax urceolata, of the southeastern U.S., having rounded, evergreen leaves and spikes of small white flowers.

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Origin of galax

1745–55; <New Latin <Greek gál(a) milk + Latin -āx noun suffix
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