II. name of various plants, so called from their leaves changing colour,Thphr. HP6.4.3, 9.12.1, 9.14.1; “χ. λευκός” pine-thistle, Atractylis gummifera,Dsc.3.8; χ. μέλας,Cardopatium corymbosum, ib.9, Plin. HN22.47.
Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. A Greek-English Lexicon. revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones. with the assistance of. Roderick McKenzie. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1940.
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