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hemerocallis

noun hem·ero·cal·lis \ˌhe-mə-rō-ˈka-ləs\

Definition of HEMEROCALLIS

:  daylily

Origin of HEMEROCALLIS

New Latin, from Greek hēmerokalles, from hēmera day + kallos beauty
First Known Use: 1625

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