crinum

crinum

[krahy-nuhm]
noun
any of the tropical and subtropical bulbous plants constituting the genus Crinum, of the amaryllis family, usually having umbels of large, showy flowers.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin < Greek krínon lily

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crinum (ˈkraɪnəm)
 
n
Also called: crinum lily any plant of the mostly tropical amaryllidaceous genus Crinum, having straplike leaves and clusters of lily-like flowers
 
[Latin: lily, from Greek krinon]

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