hemerocallis

noun
hem·​ero·​cal·​lis | \ ˌhe-mə-rō-ˈka-ləs How to pronounce hemerocallis (audio) \

Definition of hemerocallis

First Known Use of hemerocallis

1625, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hemerocallis

New Latin, from Greek hēmerokalles, from hēmera day + kallos beauty

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“Hemerocallis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemerocallis. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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