Amaryllideous
Amaryllidaceous Am`a*ryl`li*da"ceous, Amaryllideous Am`a*ryl*lid"e*ous, a. (Bot.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, an order of plants differing from the lily family chiefly in having the ovary below the petals. The narcissus and daffodil are members of this family. [1913 Webster] ||

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