false Solomon's seal


: any of a genus (Smilacina) of herbs of the lily family that differ from Solomon's seal in having flowers in a terminal raceme or panicle

called also false Solomonseal

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of false Solomon's seal was circa 1856

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“False Solomon's seal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/false%20Solomon%27s%20seal. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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