from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An amaryllis of tropical America (Hippeastrum puniceum) often cultivated as a houseplant for its showy white to red flowers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants, belonging to the natural order Amaryllidaceæ, tribe Amarylleæ, and type of Kunth's subtribe Hippeastreæ.
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- n. amaryllis of tropical America often cultivated as a houseplant for its showy white to red flowers
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