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 Erēmūrus genus name Greek erēmos solitary Greek ourā tail ; see ors- in Indo-European roots.