acidanthera

acidanthera
\\ˌasəˈdanthərə\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek akid-, akis pointed object, needle + New Latin -anthera; akin to Greek akē point — more at edge
1. capitalized : a genus of African herbs (family Iridaceae) having slender-tubed flowers in loose spikes — see exotica
2. -s : any plant of the genus Acidanthera

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  • acidanthera — ac·i·dan·the·ra …   English syllables

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