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agapanthus

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

Definition of agapanthus

plural

agapanthus

also

agapanthuses

  1. :  any of several African plants (genus Agapanthus) of the lily family cultivated for their umbels of showy blue, purple, or white flowers



Origin and Etymology of agapanthus

New Latin, genus name, from Greek agapē + anthos flower — more at anthology


First Known Use: circa 1789


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