Zeph·​yr·​an·​thes | \ ˌzefəˈranˌthēz \

Definition of Zephyranthes

: a genus of American bulbous plants (family Amaryllidaceae) having pink, white, or yellowish solitary flowers with broad segments and stamens of different lengths

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History and Etymology for Zephyranthes

New Latin, from Greek zephyros zephyr + New Latin -anthes

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“Zephyranthes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zephyranthes. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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