Meaning of lycoris


Pronunciation: (lī'kur-is), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several bulbous plants belonging to the genus Lycoris, of the amaryllis family, native to eastern Asia, bearing clustered, variously colored flowers that appear after the leaves have faded and disappeared.
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