polyanthus


poly·an·thus

noun \-ˈan(t)-thəs\
plural poly·an·thus·es also poly·an·thi\-ˈan-ˌthī, -ˌthē\

Definition of POLYANTHUS

1
:  any of various hybrid primroses
2
:  a narcissus (Narcissus tazetta) having small white or yellow flowers arranged in umbels and having a spreading perianth

Origin of POLYANTHUS

New Latin, from Greek polyanthos blooming, from poly- + anthos flower — more at anthology
First Known Use: circa 1727

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