fritillaria

[ frit-l-air-ee-uh ]
/ ˌfrɪt lˈɛər i ə /

noun

any liliaceous plant of the genus Fritillaria, comprising bulbous herbs having drooping, bell-shaped flowers.

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Origin of fritillaria

1570–80; <New Latin, name of genus, equivalent to Latin fritill(us) dice box + -āria-ary

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