Paris

paris

(Science: botany) A plant common in Europe (Paris quadrifolia); herb Paris; truelove. It has been used as a narcotic.

It much resembles the American genus trillium, but has usually four leaves and a tetramerous flower.

Origin: From Paris, the son of Priam.

The chief city of France. Paris green.

(Science: chemistry) See green, Paris white, purified chalk used as a pigment; whiting; spanish white.


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