[kahy-uh-noh-dok-suh, kahy-on-uh-]
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.

1844; < Neo-Latin < Greek chiono-, combining form of chiṓn snow + dóxa glory Unabridged
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chionodoxa (kaɪˌɒnəˈdɒksə)
See glory-of-the-snow any plant of the liliaceous genus Chionodoxa, of S Europe and W Asia
[C19: New Latin, from Greek khiōn snow + doxa glory]

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