solomonsseal

Solomon's-seal

[sol-uh-muhnz-seel]
noun
any of several plants belonging to the genus Polygonatum, of the lily family, having a thick rootstock bearing seallike scars, greenish-yellow flowers, and red or blue berries.

Origin:
1535–45; translation of Medieval Latin sigillum Solomōnis

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solomon's-seal

noun
any of several plants of the genus Polygonatum having paired drooping yellowish-green flowers and a thick rootstock with scars shaped like Solomon's seal 
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