chionodoxa

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noun chi·o·no·doxa \ˌkī-ə-nō-ˈdäk-sə, kī-ˌä-nə-\

Definition of chionodoxa

Origin and Etymology of chionodoxa

New Latin, genus name, from Greek chion-, chiōn snow (akin to Greek cheimōn winter) + doxa glory — more at hibernate, doxology


First Known Use: 1879


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