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chionodoxa

[kahy-uh-noh-dok-suh, kahy-on-uh-] /ˌkaɪ ə noʊˈdɒk sə, kaɪˌɒn ə-/
noun
1.
any of several plants belonging to the genus Chionodoxa, of the lily family, having blue, white, or pink clusters of flowers on short stalks, and including the glory-of-the-snow.
Origin
1844
1844; < Neo-Latin < Greek chiono-, combining form of chiṓn snow + dóxa glory
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chionodoxa

/kaɪˌɒnəˈdɒksə/
noun
1.
any plant of the liliaceous genus Chionodoxa, of S Europe and W Asia See glory-of-the-snow
Word Origin
C19: New Latin, from Greek khiōn snow + doxa glory
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