grass-of-parnassus

noun, often capitalized P
grass-of-par·​nas·​sus | \ -ˌpärˈnasəs, -(ˌ)pȧˈ- \

Definition of grass-of-parnassus

: a plant of the genus Parnassia

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History and Etymology for grass-of-parnassus

from Parnassus, mountain in Greece

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“Grass-of-parnassus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grass-of-parnassus. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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