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an·thur·i·um

 (ăn-tho͝or′ē-əm)
n.
Any of various evergreen tropical American plants of the genus Anthurium, grown as ornamentals for their attractive leaves and their showy, often red spathes.

[New Latin Anthūrium, genus name : anth(o)- + Greek ourā, tail; see ors- in Indo-European roots.]

anthurium

(ænˈθjʊərɪəm)
n
1. (Botany) any of various tropical American aroid plants constituting the genus Anthurium, many of which are cultivated as house plants for their showy foliage and their flowers, which are borne in a long-stalked spike surrounded by a flaring heart-shaped white or red bract
2. (Plants) any of various tropical American aroid plants constituting the genus Anthurium, many of which are cultivated as house plants for their showy foliage and their flowers, which are borne in a long-stalked spike surrounded by a flaring heart-shaped white or red bract
[C19: New Latin, from antho- + Greek oura a tail]

an•thu•ri•um

(ænˈθʊər i əm)

n.
any of several tropical New World plants of the genus Anthurium, having a glossy heart-shaped spathe surrounding an erect spike of yellow florets.
[< New Latin (1829) =anth- anth- + -urium < Greek our(á) tail + New Latin -ium -ium2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anthurium - any of various tropical American plants cultivated for their showy foliage and flowersanthurium - any of various tropical American plants cultivated for their showy foliage and flowers
genus Anthurium - large genus of often epiphytic evergreen tropical American plants often cultivated as houseplants
Anthurium andraeanum, Anthurium scherzerianum, flamingo flower, flamingo plant - commonly cultivated anthurium having bright scarlet spathe and spadix
houseplant - any of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes
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