eremurus

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noun er·em·urus \ˌer-ə-ˈmyu̇r-əs\

Definition of eremurus

plural

eremuri

play \ˌer-ə-ˈmyu̇r-ˌī\
  1. :  any of a genus (Eremurus) of perennial Asian herbs of the lily family that produce tall racemes of showy blooms —called also foxtail lily

Origin and Etymology of eremurus

New Latin, from Greek erēmos solitary + oura tail — more at ass


First Known Use: 1829

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