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scarlet gilia

[ jil-ee-uh ]
/ ˈdʒɪl i ə /
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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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