gloriosa lily

[glawr-ee-oh-suh, glohr-]


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 glōriōsus glorious
Also called climbing lily. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019