Calochortus Calochortus n. large genus of West North American leafy-stemmed bulbous herbs.

Syn: genus {Calochortus}. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Calochortus — noun large genus of western North American leafy stemmed bulbous herbs • Syn: ↑genus Calochortus • Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Liliaceae, ↑family Liliaceae, ↑lily family …   Useful english dictionary

  • calochortus — /kal euh kawr teuhs/, n., pl. calochortuses. any plant of the genus Calochortus, of the lily family, as the mariposa lily and the sego lily. [1813; < NL < Gk kal(ós) beautiful + o O + chórtos grass, fodder, orig. farmyard; see COHORT, GARTH,… …   Universalium

  • Calochortus — ID 12769 Symbol Key CALOC Common Name mariposa lily Family Liliaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • calochortus — cal·o·chor·tus …   English syllables

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