Definition of "trillium" [tril•li•um]

  • (noun) Any of various plants of the genus Trillium, of North America, the Himalaya Mountains, and eastern Asia, usually having a cluster of three leaves and a variously colored, three-petaled flower. Also called birthroot, wake-robin.

Use "trillium" in a sentence

  • "After the purple _trillium_ has done flowering, we have the painted trillium of the woods; the _trillium grandiflorum_ is abundant at Grosse"
  • "We also explained how unique and perfect the trillium was and, of course, that it was our flower."
  • "Some brought handfuls of columbine from rocky nooks, and others the purple trillium, that is near of kin to Burroughs's white"

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