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crinum

[ krahy-nuhm ]

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.


crinum

/ ˈkraɪnəm /

noun

  1. any plant of the mostly tropical amaryllidaceous genus Crinum, having straplike leaves and clusters of lily-like flowers Also calledcrinum lily


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Word History and Origins

Origin of crinum1

< New Latin < Greek krínon lily

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Word History and Origins

Origin of crinum1

Latin: lily, from Greek krinon

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Example Sentences

The normal rate of growth of the bud of Crinum was 0.35  per second.

This is a million times the actual rate of growth of the Crinum bud.

Here also a species of Crinum (the “papau” of the natives) and the Tacca pinnatifida (“mamago”) may be usually found.

Crinum Amnum, new and very beautiful, white-striped crimson.

I, therefore, employed the slower growing flower bud of Crinum.

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