capitalized : a genus of American bulbous herbs (family Liliaceae) that have grasslike leaves and umbels of white, blue, or violet flowers with the stamens borne on the tube of the perianth in two series and are sometimes included in Brodiaea
plural -s : any plant of the genus Triteleia

Word History


New Latin, from tri- + Greek teleios complete; akin to Greek telos end; from the trimerous flowers

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“Triteleia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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