zephyranthes

zephyranthes
\\ˌzefəˈranˌthēz\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek zephyros zephyr + New Latin -anthes
: a genus of American bulbous plants (family Amaryllidaceae) having pink, white, or yellowish solitary flowers with broad segments and stamens of different lengths

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/zef'euh ran"theez/, n.
any of various bulbous plants belonging to the genus Zephyranthes, of the amaryllis family, as Z. grandiflora, having showy rose or pink flowers. Also called fairy lily, zephyr lily.
[ < NL < Gk zéphyr(os) ZEPHYR + -anthes having flowers of the given kind, deriv. of ánthos flower]

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