Meaning of ASPHODEL in English

[ 'asfədɛl ]

■ noun

1》 a plant of the lily family with long, slender leaves and flowers borne on a spike. [ Asphodelus and other genera.]

2》 literary an everlasting flower said to grow in the Elysian fields.


ME: via L. from Gk ~os ; cf. daffodil .

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