eremurus


er·em·urus

noun \ˌer-ə-ˈmyr-əs\
plural er·em·uri\-ˈmyr-ˌī\

Definition of EREMURUS

:  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

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