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gloriosa lily

[ glawr-ee-oh-suh, glohr- ]
/ ˌglɔr iˈoʊ sə, ˌgloʊr- /
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noun

a climbing lily of the genus Gloriosa, native to Africa and Asia, having showy red and yellow flowers.

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Also called climbing lily.

Origin of gloriosa lily

<New Latin Gloriosa genus name; Latin glōriōsa, feminine of glōriōsusglorious
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