Scarborough lily

noun

Scar·​bo·​rough lily
ˈskärb(ə)rə-
: a plant (Vallota speciosa) of southern Africa resembling the amaryllis and having bright red flowers

Word History

Etymology

from Scarborough, municipal borough of Yorkshire, England

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“Scarborough lily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scarborough%20lily. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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