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anthurium Syllabification: an·thu·ri·um
Pronunciation: /anˈTH(y)o͝orēəm/

Definition of anthurium in English:

noun (plural anthuriums)

A tropical American plant often grown elsewhere for its ornamental foliage or brightly colored flowering spathes.
  • Genus Anthurium, family Araceae
Example sentences
  • Similarly, other potted flowering plants, including anthuriums and bromeliads, are becoming important.
  • The demand for flowering plants like orchids and anthuriums is higher during summer.
  • There will also be special sections for anthuriums and orchids.


Modern Latin, from Greek anthos 'flower' + oura 'tail'.

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