Scarborough lily

Scar·​bo·​rough lily | \ ˈskärb(ə)rə- \

Definition of Scarborough lily

: a plant (Vallota speciosa) of southern Africa resembling the amaryllis and having bright red flowers

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History and Etymology for Scarborough lily

from Scarborough, municipal borough of Yorkshire, England

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“Scarborough lily.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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