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eremurus

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noun er·em·urus \ˌer-ə-ˈmyu̇r-əs\

Definition of eremurus

plural eremuriplay \-ˈmyu̇r-ˌī\

  1. :  any of a genus (Eremurus) of perennial Asian herbs of the lily family that produce tall racemes of showy blooms —called also foxtail lily



Origin of eremurus

New Latin, from Greek erēmos solitary + oura tail — more at ass


First Known Use: 1829

Rhymes with eremurus


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