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trillium

noun tril·li·um \ˈtri-lē-əm\

Definition of TRILLIUM

:  any of a genus (Trillium) of herbs of the lily family with an erect stem bearing a whorl of three leaves and a solitary typically spring-blooming flower
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Origin of TRILLIUM

New Latin, from Swedish trilling triplet; from its three leaves
First Known Use: circa 1760

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TRILLIUM Defined for Kids

trillium

noun tril·li·um \ˈtri-lē-əm\

Definition of TRILLIUM for Kids

:  a plant related to the lilies that has three leaves and a single flower with three petals and that blooms in the spring

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