clintonia
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from DeWitt Clinton Date: 1843 any of a genus (Clintonia) of herbs of the lily family with yellow, white, or purplish flowers

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  • Clintonia — borealis Systematik Klasse: Bedecktsamer (Magnoliopsida) Mon …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • clintonia — n. any temperate liliaceous plant of the genus {Clintonia} having broad basal leaves and white or yellowish or purplish flowers followed by blue or black berries. Syn: Clinton s lily. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clintonia — ☆ clintonia [klin tō′nē ə ] n. [ModL, after CLINTON2 De Witt] any of a genus (Clintonia) of hardy plants of the lily family, with white or yellow flowers and blue berries …   English World dictionary

  • Clintonĭa — (C. Dougl.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Lobeliaceae Clintonieae; Arten: in Südamerika heimisch …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Clintonia —   Clintonia Clintoni …   Wikipedia Español

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  • clintonia — noun any temperate liliaceous plant of the genus Clintonia having broad basal leaves and white or yellowish or purplish flowers followed by blue or black berries • Syn: ↑Clinton s lily • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑red Clintonia,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clintonia — For the Stag Line ship, see SS Clintonia. Bead Lilies: Clintonia Clintonia borealis Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • clintonia — /klin toh nee euh/, n. any plant of the genus Clintonia, of the lily family, comprising stemless plants with a few broad, ribbed, basal leaves, and white, greenish yellow, or rose colored flowers on a short stalk. [1818; named after De Witt… …   Universalium

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