Amaryllidaceae

noun
snowdrop; narcissus; daffodil; in some classification systems considered a subfamily of the Liliaceae
Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot family
Member Holonyms: ↑Liliales, ↑order Liliales
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˌaməˌriləˈdāsēˌē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Amaryllid-, Amaryllis, type genus + -aceae
: a family of plants (order Liliales) found mostly in tropical regions and having perfect showy flowers with the tube of the perianth adnate to the ovary

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  • Amaryllidaceae — n. 1. 1 a family of flowering plants including the snowdrop, narcissus, and daffodil; in some classification systems considered a subfamily of the Liliaceae. Syn: family {Amaryllidaceae}, amaryllis family [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Amaryllidaceae — Amaryllisgewächse Belladonnalilie (Amaryllis belladonna) Systematik Überabteilung: Samenpflanzen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Amaryllidaceae — ▪ plant family       family of perennial herbs in the flowering plant order Asparagales (Liliales), containing 59 genera and at least 800 species, distributed primarily in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. Members of the family have… …   Universalium

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  • amaryllidaceae — am·a·ryl·li·da·ce·ae …   English syllables

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