Chi·maph·i·la | \kīˈmafələ\

Definition of Chimaphila 

: a small genus of herbs (family Pyrolaceae) having long creeping subterranean shoots, thick shining leaves, and white or pinkish flowers in terminal clusters — see pipsissewa

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History and Etymology for Chimaphila

New Latin, from Greek cheima winter + New Latin -phila; akin to Greek cheimōn winter

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