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gloriosa lily

[glawr-ee-oh-suh, glohr-]
  1. a climbing lily of the genus Gloriosa, native to Africa and Asia, having showy red and yellow flowers.
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Origin of gloriosa lily

< New Latin Gloriosa genus name; Latin glōriōsa, feminine of glōriōsus glorious
Also called climbing lily.
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