Definition of Crinum

1. n. A genus of bulbous plants, of the order Amaryllidaceæ, cultivated as greenhouse plants on account of their beauty.



Definition of Crinum

1. a tropical herb [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crinum

crinkly
crinky
crinogenic
crinoid
crinoidal
crinoidean
crinoideans
crinoids
crinoline
crinolined
crinolines
crinophagy
crinose
crinosities
crinosity
crinum (current term)
crinums
criollo
criollos
criosphinx
criosphinxes
cripe
cripes
crippled
crippled strain
crippleness
crippler
cripplers
cripples

Literary usage of Crinum

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1. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1825)
"2463. Specific Character and Synonyms. crinum elegans ; bulbo ovato ... crinum elegans ; Dr. Carey, MS Nobis in Spec. Enum. 2121. Nobis in Append, p. 22. ..."

2. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"crinum, a genus of plants beb.nging to the nat. ord. ... tic species of crinum are indigenous in ibe low grounds near the ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"In crinum americanum they are dispersed through all parts of the parenchymatous tissue of both faces of the leaf, into the immediate neighbourhood of the ..."

4. Journal of Science and the Arts by Royal Institution of Great Britain (1818)
"The vegetable groupe included under crinum consists of species of peculiar stateliness, and of a stature in proportion more generally gigantic than in any ..."

5. Flora Domestica: Or, The Portable Flower-garden : with Directions for the by Elizabeth Kent (1825)
"The Great American crinum flowers in July and August: the small species will flower three or four times in the year. They will thrive very well in a room ..."

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