Latin, from Ancient Greek γάλα (gala, “milk”) + ἄνθος (anthos, “flower”)
Galanthus Sentence Examples
„, or snowdrop (Galanthus) .
'SNOWDROP,' Galanthus nivalis, the best known representative of a small genus of the order Amaryllidaceae, all the species of which have bulbs, linear leaves and erect flower-stalks, destitute of leaves but bearing at the top a solitary pendulous bell-shaped flower.
Besides these there are the various spring-flowering bulbs, such as the varieties of Hyacinthus, Tulipa, Narcissus, Fritillaria, Muscari or Grape Hyacinth, Crocus, Scilla, Chionodoxa and Galanthus or Snowdrop.
Effect of diets containing genetically modified potatoes expressing Galanthus nivalis lectin on rat small intestine.
Snowdrop The common snowdrop The common snowdrop or galanthus is a genus of the Lily family consisting of about 20 species.