painted trillium


a North American trillium, Trillium undulatum, having white flowers streaked with pink or purple.

Nearby words

  1. painted greenling,
  2. painted horse,
  3. painted lady,
  4. painted snipe,
  5. painted tongue,
  6. painted turtle,
  7. painted woman,
  8. painter,
  9. painter's colic,
  10. painterly

Origin of painted trillium

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019