agapanthus


ag·a·pan·thus

noun \ˌa-gə-ˈpan(t)-thəs\
plural ag·a·pan·thus also ag·a·pan·thuses

Definition of AGAPANTHUS

:  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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