Josephine's-lily

noun
variants: or less commonly Josephine lily \ ¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗ˈ⸗⸗ \
plural Josephine's-lilies also Josephine lilies

Definition of Josephine's-lily

: a southern African bulbous herb (Brunsvigia josephinae) of the family Amaryllidaceae with bright red flowers

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History and Etymology for Josephine's-lily

after Joséphine de Beauharnais †1814 empress of France

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“Josephine's-lily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Josephine%27s-lily. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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