Definition of Clintonia

1. 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.




Definition of Clintonia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clintonia

clinopinacoids
clinopyroxene
clinopyroxenes
clinorhombic
clinorotation
clinosafflorite
clinoscope
clinostat
clinotobermorite
clinoungemachite
clinozoisite
clinozoisites
clinquant
clinquants
clint
clintonia (current term)
clintonias
clintonite
clintonites
clints
cliometric
cliometrician
cliometricians
cliometrics
clioxanide
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Literary usage of Clintonia

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1. The Flower Garden: Or, Breck's Book of Flowers; in which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1856)
"clintonia elegans. — Elegant clintonia. — A beautiful ten« der annual, with delicate foliage, and rich blue flowers in great profusion; six inches high; ..."

2. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"Flowers 15—30, in an umbel or a corymb, white, odorous, much smaller than ill the preceding species. Small-flowered clintonia. 4. POI. ..."

3. Atlantic Journal and Friend of Knowledge by C S Rafinesque (1833)
"OF clintonia. Of all the New Genera of Plant which I claim to have established and well named, to few am I more partial than to the beautiful G. clintonia ..."

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