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