from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A perennial herb (Melanthium virginicum) in the lily family, native to the eastern United States and having narrow leaves and a branched cluster of cream-colored or greenish flowers.

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  • n. A perennial herb, Melanthium virginicum, having a branched cluster of pale flowers


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