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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of plants, belonging to the natural order Amaryllidaceæ, tribe Amarylleæ, and type of Kunth's subtribe Hippeastreæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An amaryllis of tropical America (Hippeastrum puniceum) often cultivated as a houseplant for its showy white to red flowers.

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

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

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