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agapanthus definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any of various plants of the genus Agapanthus having umbels of showy blue to purple flowers [syn: agapanthus, lily of the Nile]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural -thus; also -thuses) Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Greek agap? + anthos flower more at anthology Date: circa 1789 any of several African plants (genus Agapanthus) of the lily family cultivated for their umbels of showy blue, purple, or white flowers

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any African plant of the genus Agapanthus, esp. the ornamental African lily, with blue or white flowers. Etymology: mod.L f. Gk agape love + anthos flower




 


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