any of a genus (Eremurus) of perennial plants of the lily family, cultivated for their tall spikes of small, white or colored flowers
Origin of eremurusModern Latin ; from Classical Greek er?mos, desolate (see hermit) + Modern Latin -urus ; from Classical Greek oura, tail: see uro-
Any of several Asian plants of the genus Eremurus, having a tall cluster of colorful bell-shaped flowers. Also called foxtail lily.
Origin of eremurusNew Latin Er&emacron;m&umacron;rus, genus name : Greek er&emacron;mos, solitary + Greek oura, tail; see ors- in Indo-European roots.