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liriope

[luh-rahy-uh-pee] /ləˈraɪ ə pi/
noun
1.
any of several plants belonging to the genus Liriope, of the lily family, having tufted, grasslike leaves and clusters of small bluish or white flowers.
Also called lilyturf.
Origin
< Neo-Latin (1790), probably < Greek leíri(on) lily + -ōpē, feminine derivative of -ōpos having a face or eyes (of the kind specified); compare Latin Līriōpē (Ovid), a fountain nymph
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  • The old shrubs and wooden bench were removed and replaced with gravel, giant liriope, and a few crepe myrtles.

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