noun An·thyl·lis \anˈthilə̇s\

Definition of Anthyllis

  1. :  a genus of Old World plants (family Leguminosae) with often yellowish red flowers and a pod enclosed in the calyx — see kidney vetch

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of anthyllis

New Latin, from Latin, a plant, from Greek

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Anthyllis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to help become familiar with something

Get Word of the Day daily email!