false Solomon's seal

noun

Definition of 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

First Known Use of false Solomon's seal

circa 1856, in the meaning defined above

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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 30 Nov. 2020.

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