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clintonia

[klin-toh-nee-uh] /klɪnˈtoʊ ni ə/
noun
1.
any plant of the genus Clintonia, of the lily family, comprising stemless plants with a few broad, ribbed, basal leaves, and white, greenish-yellow, or rose-colored flowers on a short stalk.
Origin
1818
1818; named after De Witt Clinton; see -ia
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clintonia

/klɪnˈtəʊnɪə/
noun
1.
any temperate liliaceous plant of the genus Clintonia, having white, greenish-yellow, or purplish flowers, broad ribbed leaves, and blue berries
Word Origin
C19: named after De Witt Clinton (1769–1828), US politician and naturalist
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