Definition of ismene
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 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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