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belladonna lily

amaryllis (def 2).
Origin of belladonna lily
First recorded in 1725-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Popular name of a variety of house or conservatory tender bulbs, but properly applied only to the belladonna lily.

  • The belladonna lily can only be grown satisfactorily in the open air in the milder parts of the kingdom.

    Beautiful Bulbous Plants John Weathers
British Dictionary definitions for belladonna lily

belladonna lily

another name for amaryllis
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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