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 for Wake-robin
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wake-robin \Wake"-rob`in\, n. (Bot.)
     Any plant of the genus Arum, especially, in England, the
     cuckoopint ({Arum maculatum).
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: In America the name is given to several species of
           Trillium, and sometimes to the Jack-in-the-pulpit.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  wake-robin
      n 1: 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 [syn: trillium, wood lily, wake-robin]
      2: common American spring-flowering woodland herb having
         sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with
         overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries
         [syn: jack-in-the-pulpit, Indian turnip, wake-robin,
         Arisaema triphyllum, Arisaema atrorubens]

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