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ga·lax

 (gā′lăks′)
n.
An evergreen perennial plant (Galax urceolata) of the eastern United States, having a rosette of glossy, heart-shaped leaves and tall spikelike racemes of small white flowers. Also called beetleweed.

[New Latin Galax, genus name, ultimately from Greek gala, galakt-, milk; see galaxy.]

galax

(ˈɡeɪlæks)
n
(Plants) an evergreen flowering plant of the family Diapensiaceae, native to south-eastern parts of North America

ga•lax

(ˈgeɪ læks)

n.
a plant, Galax urceolata, of the southeastern U.S., having rounded evergreen leaves and spikes of small white flowers.
[1745–55; < New Latin < Greek gál(a) milk + Latin -āx n. suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.galax - tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Galax - evergreen herbs of southeastern United States
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The bride wore pearl earrings, a gift from the groom, and carried a bouquet of white hydrangeas, lisianthus, and freesia surrounded by galax leaves.
Each two different consisting of one mass of flowers, green and pink hydrangea, pink stock, mixed pink roses, pink peonies, all surrounded by galax earnest.
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In the meantime, Waccamaw officials have been working feverously with the auditing firm of Elliott Davis of Galax, Va.