trillium


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Trillium \Tril"li*um\, n. [NL.; cf. L. trilix triple-woven,
   triple.] (Bot.)
   A genus of liliaceous plants; the three-leaved nightshade; --
   so called because all the parts of the plant are in threes.
   [1913 Webster]
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