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Definition of the noun amaryllis

What does amaryllis mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: amaryllises

  1. bulbous plant having showy white to reddish flowers

Alternative definition of the noun amaryllis


  1. The Belladonna Lilly


Amaryllis was a restaurant located in the One Devonshire Gardens hotel in Glasgow, Scotland. It was opened by chef Gordon Ramsay, with David Dempsey operating the restaurant on a daily basis for the celebrity chef. It was awarded a Michelin star in 2002, which it held until the restaurant's closure in 2004.


Amaryllis is a musical group.

  • album: "Inquietum Est Cor"


Amaryllis is a fictional film character.


  1. "Amaryllis" is the fourth studio album by American rock band Shinedown. It was announced on January 3, 2012, the same day as the first single, "Bully," was released, for release on March 27, with pre-orders opening on January 17. A music video for the song "Unity" was released on March 12.
  2. "Amaryllis": アマリリス is Wink's second single. Released on 1988-9-7, with a CD catalog number H10R-30007, and cassette tape catalog number X10R-1018.
  3. "Amaryllis" is an album by pianist Marilyn Crispell, bassist Gary Peacock, and drummer Paul Motian recorded in 2000 and released on the ECM label.
  4. "AMARYLLIS" is a musical album of VERONICA VERONICO.
    • released on
  5. "Amaryllis" is a musical album of Bread, Love and Dreams.


"Amaryllis" is a 2010 short story written by Carrie Vaughn.

  • released in (5 years ago)
  • award: - Hugo Award for Best Short Story nomination for Carrie Vaughn


  1. Amaryllis was a cargo ship built in 1945 at Burrard Dry Dock in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She was 441.6 feet long and measured 7,147 gross register tons. Originally named Cromwell Park, she was built for the government of Canada to be used in World War II. In 1946 she was sold to Canadian Transportation Co. Ltd. which renamed her the Harmac Vancouver. In 1948, she was sold to Greek shipowner Kydoniefs, renamed the Amaryllis and registered in Panama. In 1965, she ran aground during Hurricane Betsy off the coast of Florida and was later sunk offshore as an artificial reef at 26°47′17″N 80°00′58″W / 26.78806°N 80.01611°W.
  2. Amaryllis is a super-yacht built in 2011 at the shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen. The interior and exterior design of Amaryllis was done by Reymond Langton Design Ltd.. The yacht has three sister-ships, C2, Eminence and Titan.

Phrases with Amaryllis

Phrases starting with the word Amaryllis:

  1. Amaryllis Alba
  2. Amaryllis Dubia
  3. Amaryllis Flava
  4. Amaryllis Jagus
  5. Amaryllis Longa
  6. Amaryllis Lutea
  7. Amaryllis Nivea
  8. Amaryllis Rosea
  9. Amaryllis Bifida
  10. Amaryllis Blanda
  11. Amaryllis Carnea
  12. Amaryllis Caspia
  13. Amaryllis Crispa
  14. amaryllis family
  15. Amaryllis Goiana
  16. Amaryllis Hallii

Phrases ending with the word Amaryllis:

  1. Adama Amaryllis
  2. Ascia Amaryllis
  3. genus amaryllis
  4. Agrias Amaryllis

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amaryllis

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Google previewe-Study Guide for Biology: Life on Earth, textbook by Gerald Audesirk (2012)

Biology, Biology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Amaryllis: Amaryllis is a smallgenus offlowering bulbs, with two species. The betterknownof the two, Amaryllisbelladonna, is anative ofSouth Africa, particularly the rocky southwest region near the Cape. For many years there was confusion ...

Google previewThe Young Botanist (1835)

Being a Treatise on the Science Prepared for the Use of Persons Just Commencing the Study of Plants by John Lee Comstock

Amaryllis is a most superb genus of the Lily tribe, containing a great number of species. The characters of the genus are, flower nodding, irregular funnel shaped and gaping, or ringent, filaments declinate, or falling down, stigma three lobed.

Google previewThe Works of Charles Darwin, Volume 12 (1989)

A Monograph of the Sub-Class Cirripedia, Volume II: The Balanidae (Part One) by Charles Darwin

amaryllis is a distinct and well-defined species, more nearly related to B. Hameri than to any other form. 34. BALANUS ALLIUM PLATE 7.

Google previewIn Memoriam (2014)

by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Amaryllis is a stock name for a shepherdess in. 198 APPENDIX E: REVIEWS ...

Google previewHigh-Tech and Micropropagation VI (1997)

by Y.P.S Bajaj

Amaryllis is a perennial bulbous plant that normally grows from October to March in the Southern Hemisphere, although the plants can be cultivated all year round in glasshouses (Oprel 1989). A plant usually produces three to six glossy ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist; Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany, Etc (1778)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.), John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.)

The Jacobean Amaryllis is a flower of fuperior beauty, and fingularity of form. The flower-stalk obtains fifteen inches stature, crowned by the flower, there being only one, which is very large ; the colour a beautiful fcarlet, with crimson filaments, ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist (1778)

or, a general Dictionary of Gardening and Botany by Thomas Mawe, John Abercrombie

The Jacobæan Amaryllis is a flower of fuperior beauty, and fingularity of form. The flower-ftalk obtains fifteen inches stature, crowned by the flower, there being only one, which is very large ; the colour a beautiful fcarlet, with crimfon filaments, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

Amaryllis formofidima, or iacobæa lily : spathe undivided ; flower pcdieellcd ; corolla two-lipped, nodding, deeply six-parted; stamens and piflil bent down. The flower-stems of the jacobæa lily are produced from the sides of the bulbs, so that, ...

Google previewFlora's Dictionary (1837)

by Elizabeth Washington Wirt

Amaryllis, derived either from the name of a shepherdess mentioned hy Theocritus and Virgil, or from the Greek amaaohma, or amaal'oe, ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Amaryllidaceae (amaryllis family). a family of perennial plants with bulbs, corms or rhizomes. Many contain toxic, usually emetic, alkaloids (e.g., lycorine). and some are toxic to livestock. The bulbous members of the family (e.g., daffodils, ...

Google previewMiller's dictionary of gardening, botany, and agriculture; revised (1834)

by Philip Miller

Dwarf Amaryllis (A- pumitio, De Spin.) A greenhouse perennial, six inches high, from the Cape of Good Hope in 1774 : leaf line-like, channelled; sheath two-cleft, acute, longer than the tube of the corolla : flowers, in November, pink ; stamens ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Zephyranthes (Amaryllis) Ata- masco Australian Giant. Doryanthes excelsa Australian Purple. The genus Patersonia Barbadoes. Hippeastrum equestre Belladonna. Amaryllis Belladonna Bengal. Crinum longifolium Bermuda. Lilium Harrisi (L.

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

amaryllis amblyopia The bulbous members of the family (e.g., daffodils, narcissus , spider lilies, snowdrops, and snowflakes) can be especially dangerous to small children who may mistake them for food. Ingestion may induce severe and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

Amaryllis grandiflora, Amarillydes, the sukhdarsan, Pb., is alluded to by both Stewart and Baden Powell.

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

Amaryllis belladonna Amelanchier alnifolia Ammi majus Amelanchier laevis Amsonia tabernaemontana Anchusa capensis. soil. Give container-grown plants partial shade in summer and feed them weekly during the growing season.

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

Amaryllis Formosissima, or jacobxa ...

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Amaryllis Meaning

Video shows what amaryllis means. The , , native to South Africa.. A similar lily in genus , such as , and cultivars.. amaryllis synonyms: naked lady, amarillo.

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Scrabble value of A1M3A1R1Y4L1L1I1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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