Definition of agapanthus
plural agapanthus also agapanthuses
: any of several African plants (genus Agapanthus) of the lily family cultivated for their umbels of showy blue, purple, or white flowers
Origin of agapanthus
New Latin, genus name, from Greek agapē + anthos flower — more at anthology
First Known Use: circa 1789
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