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amaryllidaceous

[am-uh-ril-i-dey-shuh s]
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adjective
  1. belonging to the plant family Amaryllidaceae.
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Origin of amaryllidaceous

1830–40; < New Latin Amaryllidace(ae) (amaryllid-, stem of amaryllis amaryllis + -aceae -aceae) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for amaryllidaceous

amaryllidaceous

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Amaryllidaceae, a family of widely cultivated flowering plants having bulbs and including the amaryllis, snowdrop, narcissus, and daffodil
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