al·stroe·me·ria noun \ˌal-strə-ˈmir-ē-ə\
: any of a genus (Alstroemeria) of tropical South American herbs of the lily family that are often cultivated for their clusters of showy variegated flowers
Origin of ALSTROEMERIA
New Latin, from Klas von Alstroemer
†1794 Swedish botanist
First Known Use: 1833
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