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Scarborough lily

noun

  1. a plant, Vallota speciosa, of the amaryllis family, native to southern Africa, having clusters of funnel-shaped, scarlet flowers.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Scarborough lily1

1880–85; after Scarborough, England

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Example Sentences

In a sunny window the Scarborough lily (Vallota purpurea) can be grown.

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