from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of hardy herbs of the family Liliaceæ.
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- n. genus of rhizomatous perennial or biennial herbs with numerous sometimes fragrant flowers in long cylindrical racemes; Mediterranean region to Caucasus; sometimes placed in family Asphodelaceae
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