Definition of clivia
: any of a genus (Clivia) of perennial evergreen South African herbs of the amaryllis family with fleshy roots and umbels of large funnel-shaped flowers
Origin and Etymology of clivia
New Latin, from Lady Charlotte Clive †1866 duchess of Northumberland
First Known Use: 1828
Rhymes with clivia
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