grass-of-Parnassus

grass-of-Parnassus

[gras-uhv-pahr-nas-uhs, grahs-]
noun
any plant belonging to the genus Parnassia, of the saxifrage family, growing in marshy areas, having broad, smooth leaves and a single, pale flower.
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grass-of-Parnassus
 
n
a herbaceous perennial N temperate marsh plant, Parnassia palustris, with solitary whitish flowers: family Parnassiaceae

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