Pol`y*an"thus (?), n.; pl. Polyanthuses (#). [NL., fr. Gr. rich in flowers; many + flower.] [Written also polyanthos.] Bot. (a)

The oxlip. So called because the peduncle bears a many-flowered umbel. See Oxlip. (b) A bulbous flowering plant of the genus Narcissus (N. Tazetta, or N. polyanthus of some authors). See Illust. of Narcissus.


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