genus Paris


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Noun1.genus Paris - sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae
plant genus - a genus of plants
family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family - includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae
herb Paris, Paris quadrifolia - European herb with yellow-green flowers resembling and closely related to the trilliums; reputed to be poisonous