Hypoxis

noun
Hy·​pox·​is | \ hīˈpäksə̇s, hə̇ˈ-\

Definition of Hypoxis

: a genus of small scapose herbs (family Amaryllidaceae) having numerous hairy linear leaves from a corm or short rootstock and umbellate yellow flowers with 6-parted perianth — see star grass sense 1

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History and Etymology for Hypoxis

New Latin, irregular from hypo- + Greek oxys sharp

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