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1. trillium, wake-robin, wood lily

any liliaceous plant of the genus Trillium having a whorl of three leaves at the top of the stem with a single three-petaled flower

2. arisaema atrorubens, arisaema triphyllum, indian turnip, jack-in-the-pulpit, wake-robin

common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of wake-robin
any of various North American herbaceous plants of the genus Trillium, such as T. grandiflorum, having a whorl of three leaves and three-petalled solitary flowers: family Trilliaceae
2. US
any of various aroid plants, esp the cuckoopint

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see synonyms of wake-robin
1.  US
2.  British
any of several arums, esp. the cuckoopint

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see synonyms of wake-robin
1. See trillium.
2. Any of various aroid plants that bloom early in the spring, such as the jack-in-the-pulpit.

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