Leucojum

noun
Leu·​co·​jum | \ lüˈkōjəm \

Definition of Leucojum

: a genus of bulbous herbs (family Amaryllidaceae) that are native to the Old World, are widely cultivated for their early spring bloom, and have a regular perianth with equal segments and stamens with long filaments — see snowflake

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History and Etymology for Leucojum

New Latin, from Greek leukoïon stock (Matthiola incana), from leuk- leuc- + ion violet

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“Leucojum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Leucojum. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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