African tulip

noun
African plant with bright green evergreen leaves and umbels of many usually deep violet-blue flowers
Hypernyms: ↑agapanthus, ↑lily of the Nile
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Agapanthus

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized A
2. : agapanthus 2

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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