fritillaria

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

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

Nearby words

  1. frit,
  2. frit fly,
  3. frites,
  4. frith,
  5. frithstool,
  6. fritillary,
  7. frittata,
  8. fritter,
  9. fritter away,
  10. fritto misto

Origin of fritillaria

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

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