Carrion-flower definition

Any of several North American plants of the genus Smilax, especially S. herbacea, an herbaceous tendril-bearing vine having clusters of small greenish flowers with the odor of decaying flesh.
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Any of various plants having flowers that emit a foul odor, especially stapelia.
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A perennial vine (Smilax herbacea) of the lily family, with greenish, foul-smelling flowers.
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Noun

Singular:
carrion-flower
Plural:
carrion flowers