noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Greek chion-, chiōn snow (akin to Greek cheimōn winter) + doxa glory — more at hibernate, doxology Date: 1879 glory-of-the-snow

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  • Chionodoxa — ID 18430 Symbol Key CHION4 Common Name chionodoxa Family Liliaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution IL, MA, MI, UT Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • chionodoxa — /kuy euh noh dok seuh, kuy on euh /, n. any of several plants belonging to the genus Chionodoxa, of the lily family, having blue, white, or pink clusters of flowers on short stalks, and including the glory of the snow. [1844; < NL < Gk chiono ,… …   Universalium

  • chionodoxa — [ˌkʌɪənə dɒksə] noun a bulbous plant of the lily family, with early blooming blue flowers. [Genus Chionodoxa.] Origin mod. L., from Gk khiōn snow + doxa glory …   English new terms dictionary

  • chionodoxa — n. any liliaceous plant of the genus Chionodoxa, having early blooming blue flowers. Also called glory of the snow. Etymology: mod.L f. Gk khion snow + doxa glory …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chionodoxa — Chionodọxa   [ç ; griechisch chio̅n »Schnee« und dóxa »Ruhm«], die Pflanzengattung Schneestolz …   Universal-Lexikon

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