Acidanthera Definition

ăsĭ-dănthər-ə
noun
Any of several bulbous African plants (genus Acidanthera) of the iris family, with cream-colored, long-tubed blossoms: they are often grown as potted ornamental plants.
Webster's New World

Any of the gladioli previously placed in the genus Acidanthera.

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Noun

Singular:
acidanthera
Plural:
acidantheras

Origin of Acidanthera

  • New Latin Greek akis akid- needle ak- in Indo-European roots New Latin anthera anther

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the genus name.

    From Wiktionary

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