capitalized : a genus of South African bulbous plants (family Iridaceae) much cultivated for ornament and having ensiform leaves and yellow, red, or orange flowers with a tubular perianth that bears three stamens on the throat
plural -s : any plant of the genus Tritonia see montbretia

Word History


New Latin, from Latin Triton + New Latin -ia

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“Tritonia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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