crinum

[krahy-nuh m]
noun
  1. any of the tropical and subtropical bulbous plants constituting the genus Crinum, of the amaryllis family, usually having umbels of large, showy flowers.

Origin of crinum

< New Latin < Greek krínon lily
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crinum

noun
  1. any plant of the mostly tropical amaryllidaceous genus Crinum, having straplike leaves and clusters of lily-like flowersAlso called: crinum lily

Word Origin for crinum

Latin: lily, from Greek krinon
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