- any of various primroses with many flowers
- a tender, sweet-scented narcissus (Narcissus tazetta) with clusters of small, star-shaped flowers
Origin of polyanthusModern Latin from Classical Greek polyanthos: see poly- and -anthous
Any of a group of hybrid garden primroses having clusters of variously colored flowers.
Origin of polyanthusNew Latin from Greek poluanthos having many flowers polu- poly- anthos flower