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ALSTROEMERIA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does alstroemeria mean? 

ALSTROEMERIA (noun)
  The noun ALSTROEMERIA has 1 sense:

1. any of various South American plants of the genus Alstroemeria valued for their handsome umbels of beautiful flowers

  Familiarity information: ALSTROEMERIA used as a noun is very rare.


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ALSTROEMERIA (noun)


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Meaning:

Any of various South American plants of the genus Alstroemeria valued for their handsome umbels of beautiful flowers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Hypernyms ("alstroemeria" is a kind of...):

liliaceous plant (plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "alstroemeria"):

Alstroemeria pelegrina; lily of the Incas; Peruvian lily (an Andean herb having umbels of showy pinkish-purple lilylike flowers)

Holonyms ("alstroemeria" is a member of...):

genus Alstroemeria (genus of showy South American herbs with leafy stems; sometimes placed in family Alstroemeriaceae or in family Amaryllidaceae)


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