from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A western North American bulbous plant (Calochortus nuttallii) having large white to lavender cup-shaped flowers.
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- noun perennial plant having clusters of one to four showy white bell-shaped flowers atop erect unbranched stems; edible bulbs useful in times of scarcity; eastern Montana and western North Dakota south to northern Arizona and northwestern New Mexico
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