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

  • n. Any of several small plants of the genus Trientalis, especially T. borealis, of northeast North America, having white starlike flowers.
  • n. Any of several plants having starlike flowers.

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  • n. Any of several annual herbs, of the genus Trientalis, having white star-shaped leaves

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  • n. common Old World herb having grasslike leaves and clusters of star-shaped white flowers with green stripes; naturalized in the eastern United States


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