Definition of liriope
: any of a genus (Liriope) of stemless Asian herbs of the lily family that are widely cultivated as ground cover for their grasslike leaves and small white, blue, or violet flowers
Origin of liriope
New Latin, from Liriope, a nymph in Roman mythology
First Known Use: 1946
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