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hippeastrum

/hɪpɪˈæstrəm/
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1.
any plant of the South American amaryllidaceous genus Hippeastrum: cultivated for their large funnel-shaped typically red flowers
Word Origin
C19: New Latin, from Greek hippeus knight + astron star
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