noun An·guil·lar·ia \ˌaŋgwəˈla(a)rēə\

Definition of Anguillaria

  1. :  a small genus of herbs (family Melanthaceae) natives of Australia and Tasmania with sessile lilylike flowers

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Origin and Etymology of anguillaria

New Latin, from Luigi Anguillara †1570 Italian botanist + New Latin -ia

First Known Use: 1794

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