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
First Known Use: 1726See Words from the same year
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