Definition of erythronium
1 capitalized : a small genus of chiefly North American herbs (family Liliaceae) having a corm from which arise a pair of usually mottled basal leaves and one or more scapose flowers
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Erythronium
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Origin and Etymology of erythronium
New Latin, from Greek erythronion, a kind of plant, from erythros red — more at red
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