Definition of Wake-robin
1. Noun. 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.
Generic synonyms: Liliaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Trillium
Specialized synonyms: Prairie Trillium, Prairie Wake-robin, Trillium Recurvatum, Dwarf-white Trillium, Early Wake-robin, Snow Trillium, Birthroot, Purple Trillium, Red Trillium, Trillium Erectum, Red Trillium, Sessile Trillium, Toadshade, Trillium Sessile
2. Noun. Common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries.
Generic synonyms: Aroid, Arum
Group relationships: Arisaema, Genus Arisaema
Medical Definition of Wake-robin