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crinum

[krahy-nuh m] /ˈkraɪ nəm/
noun
1.
any of the tropical and subtropical bulbous plants constituting the genus Crinum, of the amaryllis family, usually having umbels of large, showy flowers.
Origin
< New Latin < Greek krínon lily
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crinum

/ˈkraɪnəm/
noun
1.
any plant of the mostly tropical amaryllidaceous genus Crinum, having straplike leaves and clusters of lily-like flowers Also called crinum lily
Word Origin
Latin: lily, from Greek krinon
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