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belladonna lily

noun
1.
amaryllis (def 2).
Origin of belladonna lily
1725-1735
First recorded in 1725-35
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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.

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British Dictionary definitions for belladonna lily

belladonna lily

noun
1.
another name for amaryllis
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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