What is another word for amaryllis?

Pronunciation: [ˌaməɹˈɪlɪs] (IPA)

Amaryllis is a flowering plant that is commonly used as a decorative houseplant during winter. This beautiful plant is known by a variety of synonyms, including Belladonna Lily, Jersey Lily, and Naked Lady. It is also referred to as Hippeastrum, a genus name derived from Greek mythology. The term Amaryllis originates from a pastoral poem written by Virgil, where a shepherdess named Amaryllis falls in love with a shepherd. Amaryllis is renowned for its vibrant blooms and vivid colors such as red, pink, and white. Its synonyms not only add variety to its language but also add value to the beauty of this plant.

Synonyms for Amaryllis:

What are the hypernyms for Amaryllis?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Amaryllis?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for amaryllis (as nouns)

    • plant
      bulbous plant.

What are the holonyms for Amaryllis?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Amaryllis

There dwell those which we call old flowers, such as the ground-lilac, the belladonna-amaryllis, the crown-imperial.
"Romance of the Rabbit"
Francis Jammes
Struck at her as she bent to pick an amaryllis.
"Out of the Primitive"
Robert Ames Bennet
When Mrs. Gantry came in on them, they were still standing side by side, but apart, contemplating the great crimson amaryllis blossom.
"Out of the Primitive"
Robert Ames Bennet

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