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chionodoxa

Line breaks: chi¦ono|doxa
Pronunciation: /ˌkʌɪənəˈdɒksə/

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Definition of chionodoxa in English:

noun

A bulbous Eurasian plant of the lily family, with early blooming blue flowers. Also called glory-of-the-snow.
  • Genus Chionodoxa, family Liliaceae

Origin

modern Latin, from Greek khiōn 'snow' + doxa 'glory'.

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