calla lily

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noun cal·la lily \ ˈka-lə- \

Definition of calla lily

:any of several herbs (genus Zantedeschia) of the arum family; especially :a house or greenhouse plant (Z. aethiopica) with a white showy spathe and yellow spadix called also calla

Origin and Etymology of calla lily

New Latin, genus name, modification of Greek kallaia rooster's wattles


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