asphodel

Either of two related Old World plants of the lily family. The white asphodel or king's spear (Asphodelus albus) is found in Italy and Greece, sometimes covering large areas, and providing grazing for sheep. The other asphodel is the yellow asphodel (Asphodeline lutea). (Genera Asphodelus...
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asphodel

[n] - any of various chiefly Mediterranean plants of the genera Asphodeline and Asphodelus having linear leaves and racemes of white or pink or yellow flowers
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Asphodel

As'pho¬∑del noun [ Latin asphodelus , Greek .... See Daffodil .] (Botany) A general name for a plant of the genus Asphodelus . The asphodels are hardy perennial plants, several species of which are cultivated for the beauty of their flowers. » The name is also popularl...
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asphodel

<botany> A general name for a plant of the genus Asphodelus. The asphodels are hardy perennial plants, several species of which are cultivated for the beauty of their flowers. ... The name is also popularly given to species of other genera. The asphodel of the early English and French poets was the daffodil. The asphodel of the Greek poets is...
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asphodel

noun any of various chiefly Mediterranean plants of the genera Asphodeline and Asphodelus having linear leaves and racemes of white or pink or yellow flowers
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Asphodel

• (n.) A general name for a plant of the genus Asphodelus. The asphodels are hardy perennial plants, several species of which are cultivated for the beauty of their flowers.
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asphodel

any of several flowering plants belonging to the lily family (Liliaceae). It is a variously applied and thus much-misunderstood common name. The ...
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asphodel

asphodel (ăs'fudel") , name for plants of several genera of the family Lilaceae (lily family). The true asphodels belong to two small and very similar genera (Asphodelus and Asphodeline) of the Mediterranean region and India. The showy flower spike of the former is usually white; of th...
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Asphodel

Asphodel (Asphodelus) is a genus of plants of the order Liliaceae, consisting of perennials, with fasciculated fleshy roots, flowers arranged in racemes, six stamens inserted at the base of the perianth, a sessile almost spherical ovary with two cells, each containing two ovules; fruit a capsule with three cells, in each of which there are, as a ru...
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Asphodel

Asphodel can refer to: Plants: Other: ...
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Asphodel

Fields The Asphodel Fields were a part of the underworld where people who were not particularly good or bad went after their death
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