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erythronium


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Erythronium  \Er`y*thro"ni*um\,  n.  [NL.,  from  Gr  ?  a  kind  of 
  plant,  fr  'eryqro`s  red.]  (Chem.) 
  A  name  originally  given  (from  its  red  acid)  to  the  metal 
  vanadium.  [R.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Erythronium 
  n  :  perennial  bulbous  herbs  most  of  northern  United  States: 
  dogtooth  violet;  adder's  tongue;  trout  lily;  fawn  lily 
  [syn:  {Erythronium},  {genus  Erythronium}] 




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