amaryllidaceous

[ am-uh-ril-i-dey-shuh s ]
/ ˌæm əˌrɪl ɪˈdeɪ ʃəs /

adjective

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
/ (ˌæməˌrɪlɪˈdeɪʃəs) /

adjective

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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