from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various plants, of the genus Nerine, that are poisonous to cattle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of ornamental flowering bulbs of the monocotyledonous order Amaryllideæ and the tribe Amarylleæ, known by the versatile anthers, many biseriate ovules in each cell, filaments dilated at the base, and thong-like leaves.
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As other plants are preparing for winter hibernation, the nerine is making a play for centre stage
If that white heat was too much, we had a chance to cool off around the corner, where we found an artic array of calla lilies suspended from ice boxes and nerine lilies popping up from mounds of artificial snow.
For her stage name she chose a variation of nerine, a South African flower.
poppy anemone ornamental onion rattlesnake red ribbon nerine