scarlet gilia

[ jil-ee-uh ]
/ ˈdʒɪl i ə /

noun


Nearby words

  1. scarlet cup,
  2. scarlet eggplant,
  3. scarlet fever,
  4. scarlet fever antitoxin,
  5. scarlet firethorn,
  6. scarlet letter,
  7. scarlet letter, the,
  8. scarlet lightning,
  9. scarlet lychnis,
  10. scarlet monkey flower

Origin of scarlet gilia

1840–50, Americanism; gilia < New Latin, a genus name, after Felipe Gil, 18th century Spanish botanist; see -ia

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