eremurus

[ er-uh-myoo r-uh s ]
/ ˌɛr əˈmyʊər əs /
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noun, plural er·e·mu·ri [er-uh-myoo r-ahy] /ˌɛr əˈmyʊər aɪ/.

any of several hardy perennial herbs of the genus Eremurus, of the lily family, cultivated for their tall, colorful, bell-shaped flowers.

Nearby words

  1. erelong,
  2. eremite,
  3. eremitic,
  4. eremophilous,
  5. eremophyte,
  6. erenburg,
  7. erenow,
  8. erepsin,
  9. ereshkigal,
  10. ereshkigel

Also called foxtail lily.

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Examples from the Web for eremurus

  • I must except the Eremurus, then so abundant, which was here entirely wanting.

  • "These roots oddly resemble echinoderms," said Doctor Lane, looking at the roots of the Eremurus.

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