atamasco lilyat·a·mas·co lily
any of a genus (Zephyranthes) of bulbous plants of the lily family, with hollow stems, grassy leaves, and funnel-shaped flowers of yellow, pink, red, or purple-tinged white
Origin of atamasco lilyVirginia Algonquian attamusco
A bulbous plant (Zephyranthes atamasca) of the family Amaryllidaceae, native to the southeast United States and having a showy, solitary, white to pinkish flower on a long stalk.
Origin of atamasco lilyVirginia Algonquian attamusco.
(plural Atamasco lilies)
- The rain lily (Zephyranthes atamasco).
From Powhatan (+ the English word lily).