the plant family Amaryllidaceae, typified by herbaceous plants having alternate or basal lance-shaped leaves, bulbs or corms, and showy, lilylike flowers and including the amaryllis, daffodil, onion and its relatives, and snowdrop.
a king of Messene who ruled Elis with Augeas and who was slain by Nestor in a war against the Pylians. Historical Examples Then fate fell upon Diores, son of Amarynceus, for he was struck by a jagged stone near the ancle of his right leg. The Iliad Homer
a Japanese diver, usually a woman, who tends underwater oyster beds used in the cultivation of pearls. Contemporary Examples And over the weekend, Gaga redefined the R. Kelly duet in a good way on the amas. Has Lady Gaga Fallen From Her Throne? Michael Musto November 25, 2013 Following his outrageous performance at the amas, […]
the commander of Absalom’s army and later of David’s army. II Sam. 17:25; 19:13. Historical Examples So Amasa went to assemble the men of Juda, but he tarried beyond the set time which the king had appointed him. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various “He gave up his house because he couldn’t keep it up,” said […]
amasai burdensome. (1.) A Levite, son of Elkanah, of the ancestry of Samuel (1 Chr. 6:25, 35). (2.) The leader of a body of men who joined David in the “stronghold,” probably of Adullam (1 Chr. 12:18). (3.) One of the priests appointed to precede the ark with blowing of trumpets on its removal from […]