Any of several Asian plants of the genus Eremurus, having a tall cluster of colorful bell-shaped flowers. Also called foxtail lily.
[New Latin Erēmūrus, genus name : Greek erēmos, solitary + Greek ourā, tail; see ors- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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