variants or less commonly Josephine lily
plural Josephine's-lilies also Josephine lilies
: a southern African bulbous herb (Brunsvigia josephinae) of the family Amaryllidaceae with bright red flowers

Word History


after Joséphine de Beauharnais †1814 empress of France

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“Josephine's-lily.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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