eremurus

[ er-uh-myoo r-uh s ]
/ ˌɛr əˈmyʊər əs /

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.

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  • 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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