[ glawr-ee-oh-suh, glohr- ]
/ ˌglɔr iˈoʊ sə, ˌgloʊr- /
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
Words nearby gloriosa lily
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