Definitions for amaryllisˌæm əˈrɪl ɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

am•a•ryl•lisˌæm əˈrɪl ɪs(n.)

  1. any of several bulbous plants of the genus Hippeastrum, esp. H. puniceum, which has large red or pink flowers: popular as a houseplant.

    Category: Plants

  2. Category: Plants

    Ref: Also called belladonna lily.

  3. any of several other similar or related plants.

    Category: Plants

Origin of amaryllis:

1785–95; < L: name of a shepherdess in Virgil's Eclogues

Princeton's WordNet

  1. amaryllis(noun)

    bulbous plant having showy white to reddish flowers


  1. amaryllis(Noun)

    The Belladonna Lilly

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amaryllis(noun)

    a pastoral sweetheart

  2. Amaryllis(noun)

    a family of plants much esteemed for their beauty, including the narcissus, jonquil, daffodil, agave, and others

  3. Amaryllis(noun)

    a genus of the same family, including the Belladonna lily


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