capitalized : a genus of southern African bulbous herbs (family Amaryllidaceae) with strap-shaped leaves and showy red flowers resembling lilies see guernsey lily
plural -s : any plant of the genus Nerine

Word History


New Latin, from Latin Nerine Nereid, from Greek Nēreus Nereus

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“Nerine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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