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eucharist lily

[cf. OED eucharis (Greek 'pleasing') ... a South American bulbous plant bearing white bell-shaped flowers. . ."eucharis lilies"] n. a plant, Eucharis amazonica: 1889 (Gardner 356). (Inagua)

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Last update: 2010-09-19 21:21
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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