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.

Origin of gloriosa lily

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

Words Nearby gloriosa lily Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024