any of several bulbous plants belonging to the genus Lycoris, of the amaryllis family, native to eastern Asia, bearing clustered, variously colored flowers that appear after the leaves have faded and disappeared.
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How to use lycoris in a sentence
Is not lycoris a perfect mistress of all the arts of seduction—or Martial a writer, whose epigrams are poisoned shafts?
lycoris too, naturally swam with the stream, though less eagerly than her companion.
He locked the door carefully and went to meet the boy, who had come to announce the arrival of lycoris and Leaina.
They came in at the same moment; Leaina with formal politeness, lycoris almost with vehemence.
The first dish had been handed round, the first cup was emptied—lycoris was still with the prisoner.