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 for Pancratium
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pancratium \Pan*cra"ti*um\, n. [L., fr. Gr. pagkra`tion a
     complete contest, fr. pagkrath`s all-powerful; pa^s, pa^n,
     all + kra`tos strength.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. (Gr. Antiq.) An athletic contest involving both boxing and
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     2. (Bot.) A genus of Old World amaryllideous bulbous plants,
        having a funnel-shaped perianth with six narrow spreading
        lobes. The American species are now placed in the related
        genus Hymenocallis.
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