Origin of amaryllis
Definition for amaryllis (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for amaryllis
He also wrote "Red Deer," "Amaryllis," and a quantity of papers which have yet to be collected and published.The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies|Walter Besant
As these thoughts ran through her head, Amaryllis frowned between her eyebrows.
Amaryllis could not know that her very truculence was a fan to his flame.
Sometime in mid-morning he appeared in the house of Amaryllis and sent a servant to her asking her to breakfast with him.
He will conduct us to the house of Amaryllis the Seleucid, who is pledged to the Maccabee's cause.
British Dictionary definitions for amaryllis (1 of 2)
Word Origin for amaryllis
British Dictionary definitions for amaryllis (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for amaryllis
autumn-flowering bulbs, 1794, adopted by Linnaeus from Latin, from Greek Amaryllis, typical name of a country girl or shepherdess (in Theocritus, Virgil, Ovid, etc.).