Stenanthium

noun

Ste·​nan·​thi·​um
stə̇ˈnan(t)thēəm
: a genus of smooth bulbous perennials (family Liliaceae) of North America and eastern Asia with long grasslike leaves and numerous small flowers in compound racemes see bronze bells

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from sten- + Greek anthos flower + New Latin -ium

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“Stenanthium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stenanthium. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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