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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. amaryllis of tropical America often cultivated as a houseplant for its showy white to red flowers

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