from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants of the family Liliaceæ, closely allied to Hookera, from which they differ by having the perianth parted nearly to the base.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small genus of bulbous perennial herbs of southwestern United States and Mexico; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae
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