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Noun: pancratium  pan'krey-shee-um
  1. A genus of Old World amaryllideous bulbous plants, having a funnel-shaped perianth with six narrow spreading lobes
  2. In ancient Greece, an athletic contest involving both boxing and wrestling

Derived forms: pancratiums

Encyclopedia: Pancratium