avondbloem

noun
avond·bloem | \ ˈävənˌblüm \
plural -s

Definition of avondbloem 

: a southern African irislike bulbous plant (Hesperantha falcata) having claret-red flowers

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History and Etymology for avondbloem

obsolete Afrikaans (now aandblom), from avond evening (from Middle Dutch āvont, āvent) + bloem flower, from Middle Dutch bloeme; akin to Old High German āband evening and to Old High German bluoma flower

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