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nodding trillium

noun
1.
a hardy plant, Trillium cernuum, of the lily family, of the eastern coast of North America, having wavy-petalled, white or pinkish flowers on short, recurved stalks hanging beneath the three whorled leaves.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15, Americanism
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