Meaning of ASPHODEL in English


Pronunciation: ' as-f ə - ˌ del

Function: noun

Etymology: Latin asphodelus, from Greek asphodelos

Date: 1597

: any of various Old World herbs (esp. genera Asphodelus and Asphodeline ) of the lily family with flowers in usually long erect racemes

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