zephyr-lily

zephyranthes

[zef-uh-ran-theez]
noun
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, rain lily, zephyr lily.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin < Greek zéphyr(os) zephyr + -anthēs having flowers of the given kind, derivative of ánthos flower

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