atamasco lily

noun at·a·mas·co lily \ ˌa-tə-ˈmas-(ˌ)kō- \

Definition of atamasco lily

: any of a genus (Zephyranthes) of American bulbous herbs of the amaryllis family with pink, white, or yellowish flowers; especially : one (Z. atamasco) of the southeastern U.S. with white flowers usually tinged with purple

Origin and Etymology of atamasco lily

Virginia Algonquian attamusco


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