Agapanthus meaning

ăgə-pănthəs
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(botany) Any member of the genus Agapanthus of flowering plants.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Amaryllidaceae — certain flowering plants of South Africa, some called African lily or lily of the Nile.
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Origin of agapanthus

  • New Latin Agapanthus genus name Greek agapē love Greek anthos flower

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

  • Possibly from Ancient Greek ἀγάπη (agapē, “love, affection”) + ἄνθος (anthos, “flower”)

    From Wiktionary

  • New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀγάπη (agape, “love”) + ἄνθος (anthos, “blossom”)

    From Wiktionary