any of a large genus (Crinum) of tropical bulbous plants of the lily family, with thick, straplike leaves and large, tubular flowers of white, pink, or red
Origin of crinumModern Latin ; from Classical Greek krinon, lily
Any of various bulbous plants of the genus Crinum, native to warm regions and having strap-shaped leaves and showy umbels of variously colored flowers. Also called spider lily.
Origin of crinumNew Latin Crinum, genus name, from Greek krinon, lily.