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Hemerocallis

[hem-er-uh-kal-is] /ˌhɛm ər əˈkæl ɪs/
noun
1.
the genus comprising the day lilies.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < New Latin < Greek hēmerokallís, equivalent to hēméra day + kállos beauty
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hemerocallis

/ˌhɛmərəʊˈkælɪs/
noun
1.
See day lily
Word Origin
from Greek hemera day + kallos beautiful
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