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lily-of-the-Nile

[ lil-ee-uhv-thuh-nahyl ]
/ ˈlɪl i əv ðəˈnaɪl /
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noun

a plant, Agapanthus africanus, of the amaryllis family, native to Africa, having large umbels of blue flowers.

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Also called African lily.
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