Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Melanthium Virginicum, a liliaceous plant of the United States, with grass-like leaves and a tall stem with a broad panicle of small greenish flowers.

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  • Creamy clusters of the bunch-flower rise from the brink of the brook and near-by there are the large leaves of the arrow-head, with its interesting stalk, bearing homely flowers below and interesting chalices of white and gold above.

    Some Summer Days in Iowa

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