Schoenocaulon

noun Schoe·no·cau·lon \ ˌskēnəˈkȯˌlän \

Definition of Schoenocaulon

:a genus of bulbous American herbs (family Liliaceae) having linear basal leaves and white flowers with exserted stamens — see sabadilla

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Origin and Etymology of schoenocaulon

New Latin, from schoeno- (from Greek schoinos rush, reed) + -caulon (from Greek kaulos stem)


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