noun Cal·o·chor·tus \ˌkaləˈkȯrtəs\

Definition of Calochortus

  1. :  a large genus of western North American leafy-stemmed herbs (family Liliaceae) having flowers with three sepals and three petals

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Origin and Etymology of calochortus

New Latin, from calo- + Greek chortos fodder, grass, farmyard — more at yard

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