: a genus of perennial herbs (family Liliaceae) having slender rhizomes and an erect stem bearing a few leaves and a terminal raceme of small white flowers see false lily of the valley

Word History


New Latin, from Latin maius May + New Latin -anthemum (month)

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“Maianthemum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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