clivia

noun cli·via \ ˈklī-vē-ə , ˈkli- \

Definition of clivia

:any of a genus (Clivia) of perennial evergreen South African herbs of the amaryllis family with fleshy roots and umbels of large funnel-shaped flowers

Origin and Etymology of clivia

New Latin, from Lady Charlotte Clive †1866 duchess of Northumberland


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