galax

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noun ga·lax \ˈgā-ˌlaks\

Definition of galax

  1. :  an evergreen herb (Galax urceolata synonym G. aphylla of the order Diapensiales) of the southeastern U.S. that has glossy leaves and is related to the heaths (order Ericales)

Origin and Etymology of galax

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1753

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