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gloriosa

/ (ˌɡləʊrɪˈəʊsə) /
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noun
any plant of the bulbous tropical African genus Gloriosa, some species of which are grown as ornamental greenhouse climbers for their showy flowers of yellow, orange, and red: family LiliaceaeAlso called: glory lily
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Word Origin for gloriosa

New Latin, from Latin gloriosus glorious
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