gloriosa

noun
glo·ri·o·sa | \ˌglōrēˈōsə, -ȯr-, -ˈōzə\

Definition of gloriosa 

1 capitalized : a genus of tropical African and Asiatic climbing tuberous herbs (family Liliaceae) with flowers that are red or yellow and that resemble typical lilies

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Gloriosa

called also climbing lily

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History and Etymology for gloriosa

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of gloriosus glorious

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