Albuca

noun
Al·bu·ca | \ al-ˈbyü-kə \

Definition of Albuca 

: a genus of bulbous plants (family Liliaceae) native to southern Africa and having pale yellow flowers in large clusters

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First Known Use of Albuca

circa 1771, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Albuca

New Latin, from Latin, asphodel

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