from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants, natural order Hemodoraceæ, natives of the eastern United States, chiefly from New Jersey southward.
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- n. small genus of bitter-rooted herbs of eastern North America and Asia; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
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