Wake Robin (wak rob’in) n.

  1. Trillium erectum, a spring-blooming perennial with flowers comprised of 3 green sepals and 3 purplish petals atop a whorl of 3 broad, dark green leaves, on an erect stem of from 10 to 15 inches; reputedly powerful in restoring women to physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Synonyms: Birthroot, Trinity Lily, Stinking Benjamin, Wood Lily, Indian Shamrock, Squaw Root, Brown Beth, Bethroot, Indian Balm, Ground Lily.

  2. A women’s Morris team native to the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts.