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wake-rob·inor wake·rob·in (wāk′rŏb′ĭn)
1. See trillium.
2. Any of various aroid plants that bloom early in the spring, such as the jack-in-the-pulpit.
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1. (Plants) any of various North American herbaceous plants of the genus Trillium, such as T. grandiflorum, having a whorl of three leaves and three-petalled solitary flowers: family Trilliaceae
2. (Plants) US any of various aroid plants, esp the cuckoopint
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2. any of various trilliums of E North American woods.
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|Noun||1.||wake-robin - any liliaceous plant of the genus Trillium having a whorl of three leaves at the top of the stem with a single three-petaled flower|
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
genus Trillium - deciduous perennial herbs; sometimes placed in family Liliaceae
prairie trillium, prairie wake-robin, Trillium recurvatum - trillium of central United States having dark purple sessile flowers
dwarf-white trillium, early wake-robin, snow trillium - a low perennial white-flowered trillium found in the southeastern United States
birthroot, purple trillium, Trillium erectum, red trillium - trillium of eastern North America having malodorous pink to purple flowers and an astringent root used in folk medicine especially to ease childbirth
|2.||wake-robin - common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries|
aroid, arum - any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe
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