noun is·me·ne \izˈmē(ˌ)nē\

Definition of ismene

  1. 1 capitalized, in some classifications :  a genus of South American bulbous perennial herbs that have incurved filaments projecting beyond the margin of the floral cup and are usually included in the genus Hemerocallis

  2. 2 plural -s :  peruvian daffodil

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Origin and Etymology of ismene

New Latin, from Latin Ismene, daughter of Oedipus, from Greek Ismēnē

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