Hemerocallis

[hem-er-uh-kal-is]

Origin of Hemerocallis

1615–25; < New Latin < Greek hēmerokallís, equivalent to hēméra day + kállos beauty
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British Dictionary definitions for hemerocallis

hemerocallis

noun
  1. See day lily

Word Origin for hemerocallis

from Greek hemera day + kallos beautiful
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