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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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