Leu·​cocri·​num | \ lüˈkäkrənəm, ˌlükəˈkrīnəm \

Definition of Leucocrinum

: a genus of plants (family Liliaceae) of the western U.S. having a short rootstock, leaves like those of the crocus, and large white umbellate flowers — see sand lily

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History and Etymology for Leucocrinum

New Latin, from leuc- + Greek krinon lily

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“Leucocrinum.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Leucocrinum. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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