Agapanthus Definition

agəpanthəs
noun
Webster's New World

(botany) Any member of the genus Agapanthus of flowering plants.

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pronoun

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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Other Word Forms of Agapanthus

Noun

Singular:
agapanthus
Plural:
agapanthuses

Origin of Agapanthus

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

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

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