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jacobean lily

noun, often capitalized J

Definition of JACOBEAN LILY

:  a Mexican bulbous herb (Sprekelia formosissima) of the amaryllis family cultivated for its bright red solitary flower

Origin of JACOBEAN LILY

Late Latin Jacobus (St. James)
First Known Use: circa 1774

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